Road Traffic Act revision underway

source: BOPA
25 March, 2010

Plans are underway to review the current Road Traffic Act to consider including issues such first aid for combi drivers and bus conductors, Parliament heard Tuesday. Transport and communications minister, Mr Frank Ramsden, underscored the importance of a national training programme for drivers and combi/bus conductors on first aid.

However, the minister said such training could not be undertaken at the moment due to a number of constraints such as finance and lack of capacity to enforce such. Nonetheless, Mr Ramsden promised that as the ministry engaged with operators and stakeholders they would encourage them to explore such initiatives.

He said issues of [continue reading]


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