A total of 346 accidents occurred during this period and out of these 64 accidents were fatal, 168 were serious and 114 were minor.
There were 398 accident victims during this period and out of these 103 people died and 295 sustained injuries.
All schools are expected to open today 09TH MAY 2022 for term two. The season of schools opening is usually characterised by increased movement of persons and increased volume of traffic on roads.
All road users should expect heavy traffic on the roads and are advised to plan their journeys early to avoid rushing and reckless driving since most of them will be moving almost at the same time.
To avoid inconveniences all PSV drivers are reminded to respect road signage, to have discipline on the roads and avoid recklessness driving and all passengers are reminded to always wear their seat belts. The Traffic police will be conducting spot checks on the same.
Also PSV operators are advised not to load excess passengers, not to rush students when offloading their luggage to avoid misplacements or losing them and all those using PSVs are reminded to board from gazetted parks in order to ensure safe travel of leaners back to their respective schools and those operating long routes are advised to avoid return journeys.
Boda boda riders are reminded to ride carefully while transporting students to schools to avoid accidents.
Traffic directorate reminds all road users to be vigilant while using the roads and the public can report traffic violation on our Toll free number Tel: 0800199099.
ASP NAMPIIMA FARIDAH
DIRECTORATE TRAFFIC AND ROAD SAFETY