The Managing Director of the State Transport Company (STC), Nana Akomea believes the stern enforcement of legal guidelines on velocity limits will assist reduce twist of fate facilities in the USA.
Speaking at the Citi Breakfast Show on Monday, he stated if drivers and road customers are made to understand the want to appreciate velocity limits, less accident might occur or even if injuries arise it’d have less casualty.
“The major hassle at the highways is over rushing. It has been diagnosed in each report that it’s far over rushing. The highways restriction for speeding is 100km in keeping with the hour. The purpose why it is 100km in line with hour is that the frames of the cars had been designed to withstand an impact at around 100km consistent with hour however in case you pass beyond 100km in step with hour and there may be an accident, the frames would collapse and the force could be transferred to the passenger,” he stated.
According to Akomea, the lack of appreciation for the speed limit is because regulation enforcement isn’t always taken severely within the united states.
“When you pass on the toll road you spot the signal that announces 100km, this isn’t being enforced. One simple manner of imposing that is to have a demand that guarantees industrial motors on the highways to install pace alarm, which could permit a pace governor to disable the accelerator if you want to do greater than a 100km in keeping with hours,” he cautioned.
At least 70 people had been killed in two separate street crashes that came about in the united states remaining week.
One of the injuries befell on the Kintamapo-Techiman highway, leaving greater than 60 humans dead and the opposite befell at the Accra-Cape Coast road wherein approximately 10 passengers perished.
The two incidents have brought to the fore once more, issues about the protection of Ghana’s roads specifically intercity highways, a number of which can be infamous for deadly crashes.
Street racing is dangerous, no ifs, ands, or buts. Not simplest is it unlawful but it could also bring about deadly consequences. Case in factor: German avenue racers were sentenced to existence in jail for their role in the demise of an harmless driver.
According to the Associated Press, thru Fox News, a German court docket has upheld the murder convictions of two men, whose privacy is blanketed by way of German law, who partook in a middle of the night drag race in downtown Berlin back in 2016. One of them slammed into an uninvolved Jeep driven via a 69-year-antique retired doctor, widower, and father of. He became killed right away. Police investigators concluded the 2 drivers reached accelerates to 106 mph as they raced down Berlin’s Kurfuerstendamm Boulevard. They additionally ran crimson lights and overlooked all traffic legal guidelines.
The two were sentenced in 2017 to existence in prison following their homicide convictions. It becomes Germany’s first convictions for a drag racing fatality. Examples needed to be set to quit the exercise for the top. However, and never notably, there has been an appeal and the verdict turned into overturned closing yr. A federal court docket ruled the crime didn’t meet the legal necessities for homicide, and a retrial was ordered.
Last week, a Berlin State Court reinstated the sooner verdict, mentioning that the pairs’ actions went beyond negligence. They knew what they had been doing turned into extremely dangerous now not only for themselves but for harmless drivers and pedestrians as nicely.