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Prime Minister Robert Golob at the commemoration of the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

On this day we commemorate the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and remember all those killed and injured in road traffic accidents together with their families and friends. Prime Minister Robert Golob yesterday, 19 November 2022, attended the traditional commemoration organised by Zavod Varna pot.

In his address to participants, the Prime Minster said that his attending the event signifies an acceptance on the part of the Government of the responsibility to do more for road traffic safety. The Government will strive for Vision Zero, which means zero deaths and serious injuries in road traffic: "Only if we strive for Zero Vision will we be proud of our journey in eight years and able to say that we have succeeded. Anything else is not enough. Every victim, every injured person is one too many."

Preventive action is crucial, as the majority of deaths and injuries can be prevented. Statistics show that road accident prevention measures are effective. "In Slovenia, a significant leap forward was seen in 2008 and the years that followed, when new legislation was adopted," pointed out the Prime Minister. 

The Ministry of Infrastructure is drafting a resolution on the national road safety programme for 2023–2030, which, according to the Prime Minister, will be designed to enable us to reach Vision Zero: "I myself am joining Vision Zero, and I am certain that other members of the Government will do so too."