‘Stop The Interference’ – Ash. Road Safety Boss Tells Authorities

The Ashanti regional Boss for National Road Safety Commission Ing Samuel Asiamah has made a strong call on the public and authorities holding influential  positions in the country to stop interfering  with the enforcement  of the law against vehicular users arrested for for defying  road safety regulations.

Drivers arrested and charged for road offenses he noted are sometimes left off the hook consequent to unnecessarily interferaces by individuals holding positions of power per their relationship with perpetrators when they about processing them for the necessary court action .

Ing. Asiamah indicated during an exclusive dialogue with this medium that the aforementioned  is a major blow to the activities of the commission, DVLA and the police and that the enforcement of the law against offenders has become highly limited.

This he disclosed has been a key contributory factor to the increase in the rate of road accidents since drivers who  have  a strong connection with authorities that be capitalize on that and engage in reckless driving because they will eventually go unpunished.

The Ashanti regional Boss for Road Safety strongly advised the public and persons with influence in society to stay away completely from cases involving drivers arrested for non compliance to road safety regulations.

“Authorities must allow the system to work since the law and accident is no respector of persons” he said, adding that perpetrators when punished through the enforcement of the law will be corrected in the process.

Staff of Ashanti regional chapter of National Road Safety commission  according to Ing Asiamah as part of measures to heighten  enforcement are lasing their boot to stage an intensive campaign within the Kumasi metropolis.

The aim is to touch the conscience of drivers by educating them on road safety regulations and make them know the implications of non-compliance.

The campaign is expected to kick start on 15th December 2017, premised on the fact that majority of road accidents are human errors and must be corrected, he said. The campaign according to him will be carried out at areas including Kumasi-Accra road, Offinso-Techiman road and Kumasi-Sunyani road.

Story: Rev Enock Akonnor, Kumasi

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