Bikes killed 182 individuals through street mishaps among January and June in the Tema Regional territory making it a normal of 30 individuals month to month; the Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD), Ghana Police Service has uncovered. The measurements demonstrate that in the principal quarter, bikes which included tricycles and bikes killed 99 individuals; and in the subsequent quarter killed 83 people.
One person has been confirmed dead and another seriously injured after a fatal accident on the Agogo Hwediem high street on Monday evening. The accident occurred after a collision between a private car a tricycle popularly known as (Prigya) or Mahama Kamboo. According to some eye witnesses, the head on collision happened due to overtaken.
The Northern Regional Police Command have embarked on an exercise to instill discipline on the road in the Regional Capital Tamale. The exercise which was conducted on Monday 11th, October 2021 led to the arrest of hundreds of motorcycles in the Tamale Metropolis. Personnel of the Police Motor Traffic and Transport Division (MTTD), and the National Road Safety Authority impounded motorcycles..
Saturday was a very sad day for some colleague students of a beautiful and light skin young lady who lost her life in a car accident. Her colleagues on Facebook revealed her name as Mag Wood Bills. This is so sad, how can the youth who are supposed to live and help administer the nation depart early to road accident.
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.
A pickup vehicle belonging to the Free Senior High School Secretariat has been involved in a near fatal accident on Wednesday 15th September 2021. The accident occurred on the Kumasi - Sunyani Highway when some officials of the Secretariat were returning from a monitoring exercise in Ashanti and Bono Regions.
The rampant spate of vehicular accidents on our roads with it associated man slaughter calls for immediate action and everyone in Ghana must be worried especially when various governments have failed to provide solutions to the menace. It is however not surprising that the Accra – Cape Coast highway was ranked the world’s deadliest highway in terms of road carnage.
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.
It is in understandable if the MTTD unit do arrest cars or they do arrest drivers licence. Just this morning unexpected incident happened in the sunyani municipality as one of the MTTD personnel arrest car and took the drivers license. At times it's very painful that those taxi drivers in the sunyani municipality do suffer a lot now a days when they go out to work.
An Agric Officer in Wa Municipality has been in hot waters for parking a government vehicle belonging to the state in the Middle of the road. The Driver parked on the Middle of the Highway on the Rawlings high street stretch towards Kambali to buy corn. His action got a camboo rider with Registration Number UW-6607-17 upset and as a result, he questioned the officer why he parked the car on the middle of the road when he could have stopped at the edge to buy his roasted corn as reported by Home Radio in Wa.
Road accidents are taking more lives in Ghana than some epidemics. From the beginning of this year up to date, there has been about 11,857 road accidents and has taken about 2126 lives. This means every month about 200 lives are lost through road accidents. A research by the Head of Education, Research and Training at MTTD, Superintendent Alexander Obeng said these accidents are as a result of some human factors.
It would have been a sad Friday evening for the families of these young men who were involved in an accident on the Airport Road off the Madina Highway. They were on board a KIA containerized truck with registration number GE 587 18, with some goods which were due to for discharge at an unknown destination.
The Officials of the Free Senior High School (SHS) Secretariat were monitoring exercise in Ashanti and Bono Regions with a Toyota pickup. The registration number of the Toyota pickup is GV 325-20. After they were done with the exercise, they decided to return back to their route.
Dampare's new administration has been characterized by a constant notification of the day to day activities of the police. Today, the police has announced to Ghanaians that a truck is currently stuck under the Hong Kong footbridge on the George Walker Bush Motorway. The police described the truck as a Team bound loaded lowbed truck.
The Police Motor Traffic and Transport Department(MTTD), led by the Director-General, DCOP/Mr. Nyarko Aboagye has impounded 22 vehicles for violating various road traffic regulations along the Weija-Kasoa stretch of the N1 highway. The incident happened during a special exercise code-named “war” Against Road Traffic Indiscipline.
This is happening in sunyani, Bono region, Where by some of the taxi drivers in sunyani are loading passengers under a traffic light but the MTTD Unit are not paying attention to what's going on in that area. This thing have been going on for long time and the MTTD Unit is paying no attention to it and it can cause a big accident within the sunyani municipality.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, has spearheaded an exercise yesterday, Friday, to ensure safety on our roads. This exercise was carried out by the MTTD in partnership with Citi TV/FM on the Kpone-Dawenya stretch of the N1 highway. During the exercise, 40 vehicles were impounded by the police for various traffic regulation offenses.
The police decided to start an operation on all the roads in Ghana to maintain law and order in the country. The named this operation “War Against Indiscipline”. There was a heavy traffic at spintex road and the police arrested nineteen (19) drivers, driving on the shoulders of the street.
Our police services are performing their duties in other to reduce the race of accidents and crime in our country. I will like to use this opportunity to alert you on how seriously our police are working towards their work in this article. It was noted this morning that, the police have impounded 40 vehicles for various traffic offences along the "Kpone -Dawenya" stretch of the N1 highway during a special exercise conducted in partnership with the City Fm/Tv on Friday, 20 August.
The Head of Communications of the National Road Safety Authority (NSRA) in Ghana, Ms Pearl Adusu Gyesi, has disclosed that a contributory factor to the increase of road accidents in the country is that road users do not adhere to road regulations. Drivers mostly fail to adhere to road regulations and the moment it happens, the driver in question can be involved in an accident depending on the speed level or the vehicle can collide with another and passengers can be injured or end up losing their lives.