Welcome and thank you for your interest in road safety activities. I am Ing. David Osafo Adonteng, the acting Director-General of National Road Safety Authority.
We undertake programmes and activities that increase general awareness for road safety and stabilize the relatively upward trend of road traffic crashes by reducing the fatality rate among others, through research, data-led campaigns and innovative measures.
We are now mandated to issue compliance notices to institutions or organizations who breach the standard of road safety.
The existing institutional structures and framework for managing road safety interventions in Ghana in terms of policies, long-term plans, Crash Database, Stakeholder Commitment, Regional and Organizational representations and most importantly, the political will to support the Authority are significant building blocks that will be expected to provide a very strong base to drive road safety actions and interventions in the next decade for better and acceptable outcome.
On behalf on the Board, Management and Staff of the National Road Safety Authority, I invite you to navigate our website and learn more about the qualities of our institution.
Speeding kills! Drivers are cautioned to drive within posted speed limits especially in areas where there are schools, churches, mosques, markets and human interaction.
Offenders are liable to a fine of not less than GHȻ120 & not more than GHȻ600 or to a term of imprisonment of not less than 6 months or not more than 7 years.
Drivers are advised to take a break after driving for journeys of more than 8 hours or 500 kilometres. Long distance commercial transport operators are also required to provide 2 drivers per a bus for such journeys.
Offending drivers are liable to a fine not exceeding GHȻ120 or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding 40 months or both.
Do not drive a motor vehicle shortly after consuming alcoholic beverages. If you have plans of drinking, arrange for someone to be the designated driver or use public transport.
An offending driver who exceeds the 0.08% blood alcohol content (BAC) limit is liable to a fine of not less than GHȻ120 & not more than GHȻ2,400 or to a term of imprisonment of exceeding 40 months or to both a fine and imprisonment.
A total of 14,135 road traffic crashes were reported from January to December 2023. These crashes involved 23,998 vehicles of all categories (Private, Commercial, Motorbikes/Cycles, etc.), and 17,685 casualties (2,276 fatalities/deaths and 15,409 injuries). As indicated in the infographic on the right, Cases Reported, Vehicles Involved, Persons Killed, Persons Injured and Pedestrian Knockdowns decreased by 5.5%, 6.8%, 4.1%, 1.8% and 4.5% respectively from January to December 2023 when compared to the same period of 2022. .View More Stats