Last year, a total of 69 people died and 410 others were injured in road accidents that occurred during the Easter holiday.
Inspector Chishaka said police had impounded 510 vehicles, while 18 816 tickets were issued. Inspector Chishaka said over-speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol and misjudgment when overtaking. were the main cause of most of the accidents since Friday.
The Zimbabwe Republic Police had embarked on an operation code named “Safe Easter Holiday” which saw traffic officers being deployed to reduce road accidents.
The operation was aimed at ensuring that road users abide by traffic regulations. He revealed that the public must expect more road blocks as the police officers will be carrying out inspections on all public transporters even after Easter.
Inspector Chigome encouraged members of the public to report cases of corruption and the bribery of traffic officers saying the organisation has made it clear on its stance of zero tolerance to corruption.Post published in: News