The Guyana Road Safety Council recommends that there be more enforcement and patrolling during the holiday season. The council says it is saddened by the number of young persons who died on the roadways in just weeks. The details in this report from Javone Vickerie.
Coordinator of the Guyana Road Safety Council Ramona Doorgen says that in comparing the emphasis placed on road safety by stakeholders in 2017 to 2018, there has been a lesser interest in the way the situation is approached. Doorgen said that numerically, statistics have proven that during the November to January period, the occurrences of accidents increase. She stated recorded deaths are also likely to occur. The coordinator said that this is due to the fact that during the festive season, persons imbibe more while disregarding the rules of the road by speeding and drinking and driving.