The Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has told passengers to not shut up when the driver of the vehicle they are travelling on is engaged in reckless driving. He warned drivers to also discipline themselves by adhering to the road safety rules and receive the views of passengers in good faith. He cautioned both parties to behave respectfully towards each other in order for better driver-passenger-relations for their common good.
The minister directed that the DVLA and NRSA work closely with MTTD in the automation traffic enforcement.
He further called on stakeholders ie ‘actors, regulators, enforcement agencies, service providers, drivers, and pedestrians alike to play their respective roles leading to intensifying enforcement activities and coming up with more education and awareness programs.
He commended the DVLA for making huge strides in its service delivery and encouraged the agency to explore cashless payment systems in order to actualize the full benefits of the digital transformation.