Government Action on Road Safety

Rapid Emergency Care

Our Government should ensure that medical attention reaches accident victims within the shortest time possible.

The following can help maintain road safety:

Supply More Ambulances To Hospitals

They will help medical responders get to accident victims in a short time

Provide Funding For Building More Hospitals

This will ensure that hospitals are fully stocked and capable of attending to accident victims

Implement Safety Standards

This will ensure that motorists are following the rules and regulations that help maintain their safety

They include:

Use of Safety Belts

All vehicles must be fitted with standardized and certified safety belts

Use of Speed Limiters

They are a mandatory requirement for all Commercial Vehicles and Passenger Service Vehicles (PSVs).

Ensuring Training Institutions are Certified

They should be fully accreditied by the relevant authorities

Enforce Drunk Driving Policies

To help capture motorists who are unfit to drive while under the influence

Provide Civic Education

Our Government should help spread the awareness and importance of road safety to all its citizens.

The following can help create awareness:

Advocacy/Publicity Campaign

Through the use of electronic and print media to reach a large number of its citizens within a short time

Organize Regular Training Workshops

This will help remind the public on the importance of road safety and the purpose of traffic rules and signs