Welcome to the NRSA Website
Welcome to the official website of the National Road Safety Authority, Ghana. The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) is the lead public statutory body responsible for road safety management in Ghana. Originally it was established as the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) by an Act of Parliament (NRSC 1999, Acts 567) to plan, develop, promote and coordinate policies related to road safety. The law was however repelled in August 2019, and replaced with the National Road Safety Authority Acts, 2019 (Acts 993) with additional mandate.
The Act received Presidential Assent on August 2nd, 2019 to repeals the National Road Safety Commission Acts, 1999 (Acts 567). Currently, the NRSA provides for an enhanced mandate in addition to the existing mandate of promoting best road safety practices among road users and coordinating road safety activities. The Authority is empowered now to regulate, ensure implementation and enforcement of road safety standards and procedures.
· Undertake nationwide road safety Education, Information and Publicity
· Develop a long term road safety plan
· Promote road safety research
· Carry out special project for the improvement of road safety
· Co-ordinate, monitor and evaluate road safety activities, programmes and strategies
· Recommend to the Minister and such bodies as it may determine measures calculated to prevent road crashes and injuries involving the use of vehicles on the road.
· Advise the Minister on the formulation of road safety policies and action programmes
· Develop and maintain a comprehensive database on road safety for the information of the public
· Establish with Road Authorities, procedures for safety audit of projects for roads construction, reconstruction or improvement.
· Set standards for road safety equipment and ensure compliance