NRSC, National Road Safety Commission issued the report according to which 25 people lose their precious lives in motorbike accidents. All these accidents happened in the second quarter of 2019 in Cape Coast.
The Acting Central Regional Director of the National Road Safety Commission, Ms. Linda Affotey-Annang highlighted that 104 people suffer major injuries according to records. She added that last year the accident rate of the same region was recorded high comparing to this year. She was extremely worried about the rising graph of accidents rate. The reports highlighted that the main reasons behind accidents are unskilled motorbike drivers and not obeying traffic rules.
NRSC report says that:
“The increase in accidents to the lack of respect for road traffic regulations, lack of defensive driving as well as careless, inexperienced and impatient driving especially by the introduction of the ‘aboboya’ and ‘pragia.”
Acting Central Regional Director of the National Road Safety Commission was discussing this report during a campaign organized at a community road safety education.
“While waiting for the outcome of a national consultation on whether or not motorcycles, ‘aboboya’ and ‘pragia’ could be used for commercial purposes, and there is the need to educate riders to promote safety.”
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