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Support the Police to clamp down on excessive speed on roads

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has appealed to the public to support the police to clamp down on excessive speeding and other traffic infractions...

Volta Region records 137 road crashes in first quarter of 2021

The Volta Region has recorded 137 road crashes between January and March this year, according to statistics from the Motor Traffic and Transport Department...

Accidents in Ghana on the rise – MTTD

The police have called for sanity on the roads to help decrease the carnage as records show that accidents in Ghana have increased over...

Bono region records 259 road crashes in 2020 – MTTD Commander

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Stephen Sarfo Tenkorang, the Bono Regional Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) Commander, has expressed worry over the increasing...

2,310 lives lost to road carnages so far in 2020 – MTTD

Road carnages claim 2,310 lives by November 2020, according to provisional data compiled by the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana...
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Commercial drivers seek Ashaiman NPP Parliamentary candidate’s help

Ashaiman commercial drivers have thronged the residence of Alhaji Labaran Yakubu, New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Ashaiman, seeking his intervention in...
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First Deputy Speaker calls for more CCTV cameras to monitor road offences

The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei Owusu, has asked for the installation of more closed circuit televisions on the nation’s roads, especially...

Ban on tricycle operations lifted in Dormaa-Ahenkro

The Tricycle (Pragyia) riders at Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Bono Region on Monday resumed operations following the temporary lifting of...

Sixty year-old man fined for not wearing seat belt

A Tarkwa District Court has imposed a fine of 240.00 Ghana cedis on a sixty-year-old man for failing to wear a seat belt while...

Tema MTTD commander’s office burgled

Unknown persons have burgled the office of the Tema Regional Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) in Tema...

NRSA offered free training for high risk drivers at Nkawkaw

The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) has offered a day's training for over 100 high risked drivers at Nkawkaw in the Kwahu West...

MTTD cautions riders

The Bono Regional Police Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) has cautioned motorbike riders to desist from conveying pupils to and from school without...

Upper East records zero road crashes during Christmas festivities

The Upper East Region has recorded zero road crashes during the Christmas and New Year celebrations, Superintended Williams Kpormegbe, the Regional Commander, Motor Traffic...
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Upper West records marginal increase in accident deaths

The total number of persons killed in various car accidents in the Upper West Region have increased marginally from 57 deaths in 2018 to...

Ghana Police to embark on special operations for safe yuletide

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) will deal ruthlessly with all...
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Government fixed deadline for all commercial vehicles to have emergency exits

The Government, through the Ministry of Transport, said it would give commercial vehicle operators a deadline to secure emergency exit doors on their vehicles...
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Oppong Nkrumah Says Government is Committed to Reducing Road Accidents

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Information Minister, says it is Government’s major priority to reduce the carnage on the roads through reviewing the road...
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GHA, MTTD Remove Commercial Vehicles from Tema Motorway

The Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) in collaboration with the Airport Division of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) has evicted taxi drivers using...
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Ghana’s IGP Honoured With The Faithful Servants Awards

The Faithful Servants Awards, a project initiated in the United States to honour great police officers for their honesty and integrity, has honoured Mr...

Ghana records 592 road accident deaths in three months

A total of 592 people died in 3,193 road accidents across Ghana in the first quarter of 2018, according to data released here on...
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Senior official urges digitization of Ghana’s road traffic policing system

Ghana’s motor traffic policing needs to go digital in order to achieve improved road safety standards, Director in Charge of Education, Research and Training...

Brong-Ahafo MTTU recorded 645 cases of road crashes

The figure indicates almost 15.3 per cent decrease of 938 recorded in 2014. Police Superintendent David Asirifi, Brong-Ahafo Regional Commander of MTTD told the Ghana...

GPRTU Condemn Strike by commercial drivers

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) on Monday described the ongoing strike action by commercial drivers across the country as illegal, saying that...

2 die and 4 injured as truck ran into a provision store

Two persons died on the spot, while four others sustained various degrees of injuries, when a Mitsubishi Canter truck ran into a provisions shop...

Stakeholders in the road sector find ways to curb carnage in the E/R

The Eastern Regional branch of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD), has held a sensitization meeting with all drivers in the various institutions...

206 souls lost to accident last year in the Central Region

A total of 206 persons died through road crashes in the Central Region last year as against 287 in 2013, the Motor Traffic and...

Cape Coast records 7 accidents during Xmas period

Seven motor accidents, with one death, was recorded in Cape Coast during the Christmas period, the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the...

Police cautions against drink-driving during Xmas festivities

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Michael Dandy Zah, Western Regional Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service,...
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Residents appeal for road ramps to save lives

Residents of Hansua in the Techiman Municipality have appealed to the Department of Urban Roads to construct speed ramps in the area to save...
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Police Corruption and Road Safety Don’t Mix Well

? the watchman in league with the ?thief?? Police corruptibility has become steeply rooted in the psyche of the Ghanaian. That perception has been buttressed...