The Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) within the Ghana Police Service (GPS) has mentioned that the country has experienced a total of 2,126 have died through road accidents from January till now. With this, a total of 20,225 vehicles were involved in these unfortunate crashes throughout the country.
According to a post on the social media page of the Ghana Police Service, Citi TV has partnered with the Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) to arrest 31 vehicles on the Kpone-Dawenya stretch of the N1 highway. The post indicated that, the MTTD in partnership with Citi TV crew have been able to arrest 31 vehicles in a special road exercise which was conducted on Friday.
Mr. Akpaloo LPG, a presidential contender in the 2020 elections, addressed at the Ghana News Agency's Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) road safety campaign platform, which aims to educate the public on the importance of staying safe on the road and reducing road carnage.
President Akufo-Addo has advised motorists to resist temptations to overspeed on the newly commissioned Tema Motorway interchange. According to him, good roads should aid in the economic progress of the country and not facilitate the killing of its citizens. “Resist the temptation to overspeed, motorist must be responsible, better roads should be a catalyst for national development and not instrument of death and pain” “It is time we brought road accident in the country under control,” he said. He