Motorcycle Riders in Accra had been schooled on highway protection measures as a part of efforts to curb highway crashes, particularly all over the xmas.

The match, dubbed “Town Hall Meeting-Motorcycle Rid-ers Operation Stay Alive,” was once organised through the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA), the Ghana Police Service and different stakeholders.

The Town Hall assembly was once to supply riders the chance to percentage concepts and be skilled on how one can conform to visitors laws.

Interacting with the riders on Wednesday, the Acting Director General-NRSA, Mr David Osafo Adonteng, instructed the riders to take duty for his or her protection and that of highway customers.

“Be vigilant so that you do not get killed or disabled for life, and also not cause tragedy to others, it’s our dream that we all stay alive so please let’s help each other,” he mentioned.

The Director of Planning and Programmes, NRSA, Mr Dan-iel H. Wuaku, mentioned motor cycle

comparable crashes have been exceptionally unhealthy for riders because of loss of coverage at the highway as com-pared with customers of business cars.

“They are more exposed to the impacts of insensitive drivers of other vehicles leading to crash-es, injuries and deaths, and the chances of fatality in motorcycle accidents are approximately 30 times higher than in a passenger vehicle,” he mentioned.

Mr Wuaku mentioned the expanding utilization of motorbike was once because of fast urbanisation , decline in organised public shipping, top call for for commute wishes, top formative years unemployment, amongst others.