Lobby takes on Uhuru, wants NTSA on roads

Lobby takes on Uhuru, wants NTSA on roads

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Lobby takes on Uhuru, wants NTSA on roads

Thursday December 09 2021 ntsa

National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) and Traffic Police officers during a crackdown on Passenger Service Vehicles (PSV) flouting road safety rules along Kibarani in Mombasa. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NMG

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Summary

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta directed NTSA to withdraw all its officers from the roads in 2018, after failing to end road carnage.
  • The lobby group says since January 2021, the number of deaths from road accidents has risen to 4,000 and it is set to increase further in the festive season.

National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) will be back on the roads if the High Court allows a petition filed by a lobby group, which argues that accidents have increased since the withdrawal of officials from the…

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