BANDUNG-The Governor of West Java, Ahmad Heryawan (Aher), appreciates the performance of all parties because the accident rate in West Java area in the homecoming and reserved flow Lebaran 2017 experienced a drastic decrease of about 52 percent.
"Died during accident in the homecoming flow this year fell by 68 percent, down by an average of above 50 percent, including minor injuries," he told reporters after leading the morning ceremony at Gedung Sate Bandung on Monday (3/7/2017) ).
Aher said those number are not much different from the conditions at the national level. Because, West Java is used as a barometer in Indonesia homecoming flow.
"West Java is used as a barometer when it comes to national homecoming flow. Whether inter-city or inter-provincial, most of them pass through West Java, so West Java is the most densely populated province in Indonesia in the context of homecoming and returning Lebaran 2017," he explained.
According to him, the process of going home Lebaran 2017 run smoothly than the previous year because the infrastructure is well prepared. The homecomers or the community more understand about the importance of drive safely and obey the rules.
"Not just the infrastructure, but the managament of tansportation also good," he said.
Aher added, more than 80 percent of the reverse flow that was passing by West Java region usually their destination is jakarta and surrounding area.
"The rest seems to be private employees who have not back to their house," he concluded.