Road safety sensitization for drivers of the Assembly and tricycle riders Association of Wassa Amenfi east Municipal Assembly

Posted on August 25 , 2023

The management of Wassa Amenfi East Municipal Assembly in collaboration with Petrosol Ghana Limited organized a Road Safety Education for Assembly Drivers and the operators of tricycles in the Municipality. The program was held at the Municipal Assembly hall, which heavily participated about 100 tricycle riders.

The event was also attended by high profiled people from the Road Safety Commission, Management of Wassa Amenfi East Municipal Assembly and Representatives from Petrosol Ghana Limited.

The Municipal Co-ordinating Director for Wassa Amenfi East Municipal Assembly, Mr. Ishmael Anaman welcomed all present and commended the riders in the improvement of their services delivery. He explained the purpose of the workshop and advised the riders to be very careful when riding and also to desist from the use alcohol and drugs especially during working hours. He encouraged the riders to inculcate the habit of saving and investment.

Mrs. Abigail Grant, the Planning Officer from the road Safety Commission Tarkwa, in her address further explained the purpose of the gathering. She educated the riders on the prescribed outfit for riding in order to prevent accident. She stressed on the kind of footwear they wear to ride and advised them not to wear slippers to work. She also talked about their attitude towards passengers and advised them to be polite to their passengers.

She also educated the riders on the following topics:

      • Overloading

      • Distractive driving

      • Resting

      • Education on overtaking

Mr. Mark a representative from Petrosol Ghana LTD took time to educate the riders on the types and grade of lubricant and the best lubricant for their vehicle. He advised them to be careful in choosing an engine oil for their vehicle since a wrong choice of oil could damage their vehicle.