Transport Department of the Ghana Police Service which resulted in low speed levels and drunken drive.
He noted that the NRSC have put in place measures to reduce the total number of road crashes in 2015 and it includes the full engagement of Ghana Independent Broadcasting Association, metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies among others to beef up education and publicity.
Mr Adonteng said there would be Police presence on the road, whilst Ghana National Fire Service, National Disaster Management Organisation, St John Ambulance Service and Ghana Health Service had been brought on board to strengthen capacity for post crash response.
“The Driver Vehicle License Authority will continue to license private garages to provide Computer Based Vehicle Inspection, Electronic Roadworthy Certificates and Seatbelts,” he said.
He said, in order to ensure the safety of motor riders, the NRSC would be rolling out a documentary and commercials backed by distribution of posters, handbills, stickers and outreach programmes to educate the public.
“We are engaging motor riding groups and associations to discuss the risks associated with riding and respect for the road law particularly at intersections and the use of motor cycles for commercial passenger purposes,” he added.
Mrs May Obiri-Yeboah, Executive Director of NRSC said the Commission would continue to institute measures that would help curb road crashes.
She said everybody has a role to play in ensuring road safety and called for the strict adherence of road traffic regulations.
Mr Kwaku Rockson, Board Member of the NRSC, called for support for the Commission to enable it undertake its activities.
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