MTTD to deploy accident prevention squad
The Motor Traffic and Transport Department of the Ghana Police Service (MTTD) says it will deploy accident prevention squad to accident-prone areas to curb the menace following some fatal accidents in the country.
The latest accident which occurred on the Kintampo-Tamale highway on Monday dawn, March 9, 2020, claimed 30 lives with 27 of them burnt beyond recognition.
In response to this, the head of Education Research and Training of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department of the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Alexander Obeng in an interview on Starr FM today said the department is going to deploy its accident prevention squad on various roads in the country to conduct inspections.
Superintendent Alexander Obeng also said there is a need for a review in registering and regulating the work to drivers to ensure compliance with road safety regulations.
The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) on its part has called for an all hands on deck approach in reducing carnages on our roads.
Meanwhile, statistics proved that in January 2020 over 200 people have lost their lives as a result of road accidents in the country.