Minister of Transport and Works Michael Lashley tests out the driving simulator. Looking on is (from left) Acting Commissioner of Police, Tyrone Griffith; Guyson Mayers; and Director of Alpha-126 Traffic School, Sharmane Roland-Bowen.
The Ministry of Transport and Works is in the final stages of preparing the draft amendments to the country’s Road Traffic Act, and Minister Michael Lashley says they will bring sweeping changes to that piece of legislation.
Delivering the feature address yesterday evening at the launch of Alpha– 126 Traffic School, located at Rendezvous Court in Christ Church, Minister Lashley told those gathered, including Acting Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith, that the amendments, once approved, will facilitate much needed revisions being done to the
According to the Minister, the intention is to have the amendments laid in Parliament within the next two months.
A new step
His comments came as he indicated that the changes would include the introduction of breathalyser testing; and address issues such as the use of cellphones while driving; the frequency of i...