Not Working Traffic Lights Major Problem In City
Several traffic lights around Georgetown are still to be repaired. At major junctions, the lights are just not working and that is causing traffic build up in most cases and accidents in others. Drivers who traverse the roadways on a daily basis are calling on the relevant authorities to have the lights repaired or replaced.
Road fatalities have increased this year as compared to last year. One hundred and seventeen persons have lost their lives on the roadways. Over this past weekend, seventeen persons lost their lives in three separate accidents.
Several laws have been put in place to deal with persons who misuse the road; however this has not seen a decrease in the number of accidents. Several campaigns have also been launched to educate persons about road safety.