Five-Hundred-and-Fifteen persons were killed in the first quarter of 2022 from 8,438 road traffic accidents.
Police Spokesperson, Rae Hamoonga, says 802 were serious accidents where 1,378 persons sustained seriously injuries.
Hamoonga notes that Lusaka Province recorded the highest number of road traffic accidents at 4, 708, seconded by the Copperbelt with 1,257, while Northern Province recorded the least with 149 road traffic accidents.
He explains that most accidents recorded were attributed to human error, with excessive speed representing 17.1%, Misjudging clearance distance representing15.8% and failing to keep to nearside representing 14.9%.
Reversing negligently represented 7.7% while cutting in representing 4.6%.
Meanwhile, Hamoonga has also noted that in the second quarter of 2022, K12, 202,397 was collected as admission of guilty fines.