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Ministry of Transport & Housing re-Launching National Road Safety Programme

NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Ministry of Transport & Housing will re-launch a comprehensive national road safety programme under the theme, ‘Slow Down, Stay Alive.’  The objective of the programme is to reduce the number of traffic accidents and fatalities on the roads in the country.  In his capacity as the Acting Minister of Transport & Housing, State Minister for Legal Affairs, Hon. Jomo Campbell, made the announcement during his contribution to the mid-year Budget communication, March 1, 2023 in the House of Assembly. He said that the Royal Bahamas Police Force recorded over 6,000 traffic accidents in 2022 and approximately 59 fatalities, most of which claimed the lives of young Bahamian males. “Our country cannot afford to continue to r...