View Full Version : NRSC urged to intensify road safety education

14th December 2011, 12:30 AM
Sunyani (B/A) Dec. 13, GNA – The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has been asked to intensify its public education on road safety measures to prevent the spate of road accidents, especially during the yuletide.

Ms. Adwoa Poku Abrafi, Sunyani branch manager of West Palm Investment, a work and pay car company, who made the call in an interview with GNA in Sunyani, called on the public to support road safety measures to help reduce road accidents.

In an interview with the Ghana News Agency, the branch manager advised drivers to adhere to road safety regulations and avoid unnecessary over-speeding and over-taking.

Ms Abrafi said the company, with headquarters located at Danyame in Kumasi, was working in collaboration with the police to check drivers without valid driving licences and would also organise seminars to educate taxi drivers on road signs and other traffic regulations.

The branch manager disclosed that the operations of the company, which offered commercial and private vehicles on hire purchase for two and half years credit had brought great relief to individuals and organisations.

Since it started operations in Sunyani municipality in August this year, it had so far given out 11 cars on credit to buyers in Techiman, Berekum and Sunyani Municipalities.

Ms Abrafi disclosed the company has agents and imported the cars from Korea, Germany, Canada and the United Kingdom and was in partnership with other internationally recognized car dealers.

“Our buyers enjoy two and half years' comprehensive insurance for saloon cars and three years for Urvan buses without any collateral”, she stated.