Gatsibo: Residents asked to prevent road accidents

Gatsibo: Residents asked to prevent road accidents

Residents are asked to cross the roads at zebra crossings

Residents and drivers that use Kagitumba-Kigali road in Gatsibo district have been advised to use the road properly so as to reduce on the accidents that have claimed the lives of many.

This was revealed during the closing ceremony of community policing week in Gatsibo district.

During the “Community Policing” week in Gatsibo district, Chief inspector of police, Victor Rubamba asks drivers to read the road signs in order to save the lives of pedestrians.

The cause of most road accidents is over speeding and less attention to road signs by most drivers, chief inspector explains.

The vice mayor for social affairs in Gatsibo district, Esperance Uwimpuhwe requested all residents to be careful while using the road.

While two people including a student died of road accident during “community policing” week, Vice Mayor Uwimpuhwe asked parents to educate children on road crossing just like everybody should be careful while using the road.

Sidewalks are going to be marked on the road and if sign posts are used by drivers, road accidents in Rwagitima, Rugarama sector will reduce.

Community policing week in Gatsibo district was closed by creating where foot passengers boundaries on the road on Rugarama road as a way of reducing accidents.

 

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