Praise Mabuto, H-Metro Reporter
Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ) has urged motorists to be cautious and respect each other ahead of the festive season.
The institution’s acting chairman DR Gift Machengete made the remarks on the side-lines of the AGM held yesterday in the capital where he discouraged drinking and driving.
“We are urging motorists to be cautious when driving.
“Motorists must respect other road users ahead of festive season.”
“Every driver who is driving and drinking should have an assistant so as to reduce people’s death in the festive season.
“Speed is the greatest risk when it comes to occurrence on roads.
“Road traffic enforcement agents must rigorously enforce speed limits,” said Dr Machengete.
Dr Machengete said the ministry of transport should consider ensuring that roads are in good condition.
“Those responsible for road management should consider bad roads and repair them to avoid accidents.
“It is time for drivers to rehabilitate their speeds by avoiding excessive speeds.
“Vehicles which are travelling should have certificate of fitness and every vehicle found with no certificate should brought to book.
“Penalties for breaking road rules should be reviewed since the current ones are not effectively working,” he said.