Police Road Traffic Section has been recording a high number of road traffic accident during the weekends and therefore is warning all drivers driving around our public roads to Respect and Obey the traffic Laws to ensure our roads are safe to use by other road users.
There were other road users who are also using the public roads and are endanger by bad driving behaviour and habits and attitude of a few drivers whom did not respect the traffic laws even though they understand that bad driving behaviour can endanger other road users well-being and freedom to use the roads and safe to use the roads.
Children and adults and all road users have the rights to use the public roads.
Police traffic through Land Transport Authority is warning public land transport vehicle drivers Bus, taxi and transport that Police will suspend both Driver's license and Public vehicle permit of any public vehicle driver caught driving under influence of alcohol liquor under the Road Traffic control act Cap 29 section 16 stated that; It is an offence for any person to drive on the public road when under the influence of alcoholic liquor or a drug to such an extent that the driver is incapable of properly controlling his vehicle. A police officer shall be empowered without warrant to arrest any person contravening this section.
There is a penalty of 500,000 vatu for anyone caught breaching the section 16 of the Road Traffic Control Act Cap 29