NTSA bans night travel for all long distance public service vehicles


NTSA bans night travel for all long distance public service vehicles

The National Transport and safety Authority (NTSA) has suspended night travel for long distance public service vehicles effective today, Sunday 31, following the Migaa road accident that has claimed 36 lives.

In a statement to newsrooms, NTSA Director General Francis Meja says all travel must be scheduled to take place between 6am and 7pm.

“Over the recent past, our records indicate that majority of crashes occur during the night. In order to review the effectiveness on the current measures in place to improve road safety, the authority in consultation with other relevant government agencies hereby suspends night travel…,” read the statement in part

The Director General also said that they are doing everything possible to address the upsurge of fatal crashes across the country.

Meja has however appealed to motorists to be extra vigilant while on the roads to ensure safety.

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