45,160 road assists in July-August 2016
During the summer months of July and August, the Ministry of Public Works Road patrols assisted 45,160 vehicles on the country’s main highways and roads.
The Public Works Ministry’s Military and Police Commission spokesman Jacobo Mateo Moquete said that the categories of the roadside assistance services provided were: 21,992 mechanical failures (48.7%), 15,695 flat tires (34.7%), 4,940 vehicles that ran out of fuel (11%) and 2,166 crash vehicle assistance (4.8%).
Another 367 people (1%) were assisted by Ministry of Public Works ambulances.
The Ministry of Public Works offers free road assistance and operates 24/7 on the main roadways all year round.
Source: DR1, 7dias
Sep 1, 2016
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