Road traffic sets tough measures to curb accidents

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Shocked with the increase in road accidents, Directorate of Road Traffic and Safety Services (DRTSS) has introduced tough measures to punish reckless drivers.

Information made available to Malawi24 indicates that DRTSS has been alarmed by the current increase of accidents in the country.

Accidents becoming the order of the day in Malawi.

Police have also noted that some careless drivers are still endangering innocent lives of other road users by exceeding seating capacity and overloading their vehicles.

According to an internal police memo, Road Traffic Directorate has with immediate effect directed all traffic officers to mete out stiff punishment to all careless road users.

The police say that any driver who exceeds the seating capacity of any passenger vehicle will be liable to prosecution.

Traffic officers have also been warned that they will face disciplinary action if they treat with leniency drivers who exceed sitting capacity.

The department has since directed traffic police to intensify patrols and sensitization on the new measures.

Furthermore, police on the roads in the country will be strictly checking excessive speeding by exercising strategic deployments.

The police have also been directed to resist any attempts of corruption in the course of duty and have been told that their integrity and professionalism should be paramount in discharging their traffic duties.

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  1. Tiwonera ngati lamuro ligwiredi ntchito, ma minibus anthu atatu pa mpando izo zitheka bwanji osaletsa magalimoto aback number umanyamura anthu pa mseu,zimakhala zomvetsa chisoni kuwona bus imene inalipira msonkho onyamura anthu kuyimanga pomwe galimoto yavuta black number kungo udutsa osayimitsa….. Chonde atraffic lessening zimenezi

  2. Kukhwimisa malamulo a pamseu ndi ndikuthesa Chinyengo kwa a police, Zidzatenga nthawi chifukwa chinyengo chamera mizu, wa police akumatha kumuuza mkazi wake kuti teleka madzi a tea Sugar ndi Buledi ndikubweresa after 30 minutes/ phika msima ndiwo nditumiza b4 lunch time, not kuti ali ndindalama mthumba kapena akukasaka ngongole, koma akuthanangira pamseu Akachite chinyengo apeze ya SUGAR/NDIWO.

  3. do’nt blem the drive.blem the traffic officer CHINYENGO CHAGONA PAM’SEWO and IFE OMWE TIMAYENDA NDIFE TIMAZIONA.PAM’SEU ANTHU AKUYENDA OPANDA ZIPHASO BOLA K2000 M’MANJA. NDE MUNGAMADABWE KT NGOZI ZIKUCHULUKA BWANJI?apolice ambiri akuthawa m’ma company ena akuthamanira pam’seu William Tebulo Woyipa Sasamala John Chakwera Magufuli Charlie Companyero Mzika Ya Malawi Maxwell Phewa Esthnart Sukali George Malunda Banda John Kavina Jimmx Chikums Eisenhower Mkaka Vincent Wandale Rhudo Machingauta Debrah Bamusi Orange Banda Zinaumasiyaa Wa Chanza Wofatsa Koma Wolowelera

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