Police MTTD releases detailed spot fines for traffic offences

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Officials of the Motor Transport and Traffic Directorate (MTTD) of the Ghana police service will from next week to be very strict on traffic violators, especially those that disregard the traffic light

As a sign of the seriousness attached to the communiqué, they have released detailed spot fines for traffic offences according to the Road Traffic Regulation, 2012, L.I.2180.

Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori-Asiamah in 2019, said the move aims at sanitizing road transport in Ghana.

The Minister said the implementation and enforcement are geared towards helping to reduce road crashes which are mostly caused by indiscipline among road users particularly drivers and motorcycle riders.

Hon. Ofori-Asiamah bemoaned that the predominant factors leading to these crashes were “indiscipline among road users particularly drivers and motorcycle riders, acts of excessive speeding, wrongful overtaking, pedestrian knockdowns and disrespect for traffic signals at intersections by motorcycle riders”