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12:35
12:35

Researchers Call for Cycle Lanes in Push for Organized Transport in Kampala road safety 5 1

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says that city authorities are now struggling to change structural designs of roads to accommodate different road users to guarantee safety but even then, the pedestrian lanes so far put in place are being abused.
21:24
21:24

One Dead, Scores Injured in Iganga Accident sugar cane 1 1

The deceased has been identified as Habib Sowedi, a resident of Namwiwa village in Kaliro district. His body is lying at Iganga general hospital where some of the injured are also admitted.
14:08
14:08

Army Chief Warns Drivers, Store Keepers on Drunkenness people 3 2 Top story

Brig Ronald Bigirwa, the Commandant of the UPDF Service Brigade made the appeal while presiding over the graduation of 50 drivers and 52 store men at the UPDF School of Supply and Transport-SOST in Jinja district on Friday.
17:54
17:54

Global Coach Drivers Under Scrutiny Amid Bad Driving Concerns road safety 2 5

The decision followed public uproar in the wake of an accident involving one bus registration number UBB 195N that collided with a Tipper in Kayabwe town along the Kampala-Masaka Highway. The accident claimed two lives and left 20 others with injuries.
18:14
18:14

Vigilantes Impound 20 Taxis In No Accident Campaign road safety 3 1

The campaign dubbed 'No Accident' was launched by Taxi Drivers under the Kampala-Gulu Taxi Operators' Association today. The umbrella brings together more than 600 operators, among them conductors and drivers from the areas of Bwaise, Matugga, Bombo, Wobulenzi, Luweero, Nakasongola, Masindi and Kigumba, among others.
11:42
11:42

Police Warns On Increasing Cases of Robbery, Burglary road safety 1 1

Just on Sunday, Harriet Nazziwa, a trader in Busega lost Shillings 500,000 in downtown Kampala as she walked to Kikuubo to purchase merchandise for her shop.
14:56
14:56

World Bank to Tag Safety on Road Contracts road safety 1 1

According to Mwonda, they are about to sign a new output and performance road based contract on the north eastern road corridor of 350km from Soroti to Kamdini that will include strict measures on safety.
16:56
16:56

Pedestrians Pay Price For Narrow Kampala Roads road safety 5

Pedestrians continue to find problems using roads in and around Kampala as heavy traffic renders such roads unsafe.
15:42
15:42

Mak Students To Petition KCCA, UNRA Over Boda Boda Accidents boda boda cyclists

Robert Kalumba, the Communications and Media Relations Officer at KCCA said that he was part of a committee put up in 2014 to work on streamlining boda bodas in the city, but that the city authority was frustrated. He said political and city interests took centre stage and it became difficult for KCCA to do its work.
15:25
15:25

Old Kampala Accident Kills One, Leaves Several Injured road safety 1

It is reported that the commuter taxi driver registration number UAX 488D lost control and the vehicle over turned several times.
09:40
09:40

2 Dead, 4 Injured in Lwengo Accident accidents in lwengo 3

The incident occurred at Kiwangala trading centre in Lwengo district last evening when a Kampala-bound truck Reg. No. UAN-324F loaded tons of eucalyptus poles lost control and swerved off the road. Eyewitnesses say the truck hit another vehicle Reg. No. UAE-456Z, before shattering the restaurant.
07:58
07:58

Taxi Operators Protest New Guidelines road safety 2

Under the new guidelines, drivers are required to display their photographs and driving permits in their vehicles.
10:21
10:21

IOV calls for Pre license Inspection to Rid DMC Vehicles road safety 3

The Inspectorate of Vehicles (IOV) says that 200-300 vehicles are de-registered every week because they fail the DMC test.
11:00
11:00

Unlicensed Driving Schools Face Closure traffic regulations 4

He says that more than 100 driving schools are operating illegally and will be closed.
13:39
13:39

Law Against Heavy Vehicles Could Have Prevented Bwaise Accident road carnage 3

A regulation that prohibits heavy vehicles from entering the Central Business District (CBD), residential and busy areas could help reduce road carnage. Traffic officials say.
11:10
11:10

Parents Must be Vigilant About the Safety of their Children on the Road road safety 3

The Uganda Highway code instructs that vehicles should have child locks, safety belts, child restraints and children should not be put front seats while traveling. At the same time it is mandatory to check beneath the car and inside before one starts off.
15:20
15:20

225 killed in road accidents in Rwizi region boda boda riders 1

225 people lost their lives in road accidents in 2012 in Rwizi region alone.
07:30
07:30

Boda Boda Industry In Urgent Need of Regulation road safety 3

According to a traffic report on the boda boda industry, in January to June 2012, over 290 boda boda riders and 190 passengers died from traffic crashes, the number of pedestrians that were killed in the same period was not recorded.
15:54
15:54

EU Commissions Roads, Cautions about Road Safety 2

The EU commissioner warned that poor driving at excessive speeds is a recipe for accidents on the otherwise good road infrastructure.
14:53
14:53

African Road Safety Initiative Launched road carnage

Road Safety initiative launched with funding from the World Bank and the Total Group
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