This week, Israel Police revealed that despite being a minority population in Israel, Arab drivers are responsible for over half of fatal road accidents.
Based on the latest data gathered by the police on intercity roads, the Arabs were found to have been involved in 58% of all accidents and 60% of fatal ones, of which they were the cause 80% of the time.
The data also showed that Arab drivers were involved in 36 percent of all traffic accidents, comprising only 19% of the drivers.
Moreover, the data further showed that most accidents involve young drivers between 17 and 23.
The police cited lack of public transportation, longer commutes, and the poor condition of vehicles in the Arab sector as contributing factors to road accidents.