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LTA advises road safety

October 18, 2018 5:18 pm

The Land Transport Authority is urging all road users to be mindful of road safety during this rainy weather condition.

LTA Board Chairman, Vijay Maharaj advises road users to take extra caution while on the road during this bad weather.

He says there are risks involved for drivers such as poor visibility during driving, slippery road surface that will result in drivers losing control of their vehicle, vehicle skidding off the road or colliding with other vehicles and flash flooding that may cause difficulty for drivers on the road.

He adds that drivers are also advised to be mindful of the speed limits and keep a safe distance while driving with over speeding one of the major causes of road fatalities.

Maharaj adds road accident statistics is alarming and the public needs to ensure Fiji’s roads are safe.

The LTA Chairman is also requesting members of the community to call LTA or text on 582 for any complaints regarding drivers during this rainy weather to prevent road accidents.