Educating Adults on Road Safety
We make it a priority to pass on road safety information for safety of our fellow brothers and sisters.
Road Safety Presentation
Dream Weekend
Clarendon Seafood Festival 2017
St. Catherine High School Expo
Road Safety March for Child Safety
NWA Back To School Fair 2015
Hamptons High Career Day
Flow Skool Aid 2015
Road Safety Presentations in Primary Schools
An essential role/responsibilty of the Unit is to inform our children about road safety
G.I.S Day
Heelz and Wheelz

Road Safety Messages:

As Chairman of the National Road Safety Council; I am determined to make our roads even safer for our people, particularly our children and other vulnerable road users. As such, the Government is relentlessly pursuing efforts to improve traffic management and road safety in partnership with road safety stakeholders and corporate Jamaica.
The Most Hon. Andrew Michael Holness - Prime Minister
As Minister responsible for Road Safety, I appeal to everyone to do his/her part in making our road safety culture, one that can be the envy of the world.
Minister of Transport and Mining - Lester 'Mike' Henry
I implore everyone; make road safety a part of your daily lives, reduce cell phone use on the road, wear safety gears while riding a motor cycle, use your seat belt, be alert and practice defensive driving. Walk, ride, drive with care. Be your brother’s keeper; think not only of yourself but of others the life you save might just be your own.
Mikael Phillips - Opposition Spokesman on Transport and Mining
We are urging motorists and their passengers to wear seat belts and helmets, in order to minimize the degree of injuries from collisions.
Director of Road Safety Unit - Kenute Hare.

Source: The Star 

The Road Safety Unit is urging motorcyclists and pillion passengers to wear their helmets to protect themselves from injury or death in the event of a collision.

The appeal follows the deaths of three motorcyclists, including a pillion passenger, who died in traffic crashes last weekend.

The Road Safety Unit says none of them were wearing a helmet. It says, to date, 57 motorcyclists have been killed since the start of the year with 48 per cent of the deaths recorded in western parishes.

It says five of these deaths occurred in St Elizabeth, 12 in Westmoreland, four in St James, and seven in Hanover.

The Corporate Area recorded a total of 10 deaths due to motorcycle related crashes.

Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Transport, Dr Morais Guy, says investigations carried out by the police into the crashes show that the motorcyclists failed to maintain adequate stopping distance or practice proper techniques of riding.

He says motorcyclists should be ready to respond to any eventualities in the traffic environment, such as, vehicles haphazardly turning, and drivers opening the doors of parked vehicles.

They are also being urged to avoid tailgating. The Road Safety Unit is appealing to motorcyclists and road users to be more attentive and careful on the roads, leading up to the festive season.

A total of 302 deaths have been recorded as a result of motor vehicle crashes since January, with pedestrians, motorcyclists and private motor car drivers accounting for the majority of deaths.

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