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Transport Authority to partner with police this Christmas

Published:Saturday | December 6, 2014 | 2:55 PM

The Transport Authority says it will be working closely with the police during the holiday season to help reduce incidents of motor vehicles crashes and ensure order and discipline on the nation’s roadways.

Managing Director of the Transport Authority Donald Foster has warned that operators of public passenger vehicles (PPVs) and commuters will be targeted.

Foster says the authority will be working closely with the police to remind PPV operators of their role in ensuring safe commute and encouraging commuters to prioritorise safety when selecting PPVs.

In addition, he says the Agency is now implementing a public education campaign dubbed ‘Put Safety First on PPV Rides, Keep Your Dreams Alive’, which is aimed at improving orderliness in the public transportation sector, while underscoring the need for commuters to practice safety as they ride.

Meanwhile, head of the Police Traffic Division Senior Superintendent Calvin Allen has appealed to motorists, particularly PPV operators, to exercise due care on the nations roadways during the Yuletide season.

More than 290 persons have been killed in motor vehicle crashes this year.

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