Public service vehicles will not be allowed to operate between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., effective from November 27, 2016, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
Minister of Transport and Communications Brian Mushimba said a statutory instrument has been issued which was meant to avert road traffic accidents.
The ban, he said, follows an increase of road accidents involving public service vehicles, with statistics indicating that 55 percent of accidents occurred at night.
The restriction applies to all public service vehicles traversing the roads, he added. Enditem