COMMERCIAL DRIVERS BLAMES PRIVATE CAR DRIVERS FOR CAUSING ROAD ACCIDENTS
The local chapter Chairman and Executive Board member of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Mr. Eric Asirifi, has revealed that private car drivers are the real causes of the rampant road accidents in the country.
Mr. Eric Asirifi said most of the private cars mostly make the wrong overtaken relying on the small size of their vehicles and the amount of speed their cars can go at a given time.
He said the private car drivers will cause reckless driving and in other to Swerve it, the commercial cars rather end up getting the accidents.
Citing the recent accident at Juaso involving a Hyundai saloon car and a VIP Bus which claimed two lives instantly and the other gory accident at Teacher mante in the Suhum Municipality of the Eastern Region.
The GPRTU Chairman also called on the Ghana Highway Authority and the National Road Safety Authority to repair and replace Road Guards as it posses a threat to road users and commuters.
Chairman Eric Asirifi said this during a workshop organized to sensitizes drivers and other road users in Accra today.
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