newspaper articles

"The world's most dangerous roads"

A SPIEGEL article on "Die gefährlichsten Straßen der Welt" with a series of breathtaking photographs.

Road news

Accra Mail (29.05.06):
"New road law out in June ...Police to exact 'spot fines' ...Overage vehicles to be retired"

Accra Mail (29.05.06 :
"Anane's big task! ..Fighting the rain - Making the roads safer"

Accra Mail (26.05.06):
"Disregard for road signs cause of accidents"

Accra Mail (23.05.06):
"Don't blame the 207s"

Accra Mail (23.05.06) :
"80% accidents preventable ...MTTU officer calls for national crusade and attitudinal change"

Accra Mail (22.05.06):
"The madness on our roads: A National Conference NOW!"

NEWS: Risky cross-border tomato trade

Highly interesting reportage in the the Chronicle on dangerous travelling practices of women tomato traders and their drivers.

NEWS: Policemen, bribes, road safety, ...

"... Board Chairman of the National Road Safety Committee (NRSC), has blamed the continuing spate of road accidents on sneaky policemen who rather than punish recklessness, collect monies from erring drivers and let them go." [more]

NEWS: Roadworthiness and prejudices

The Ghanaian Chronicle on "Stationary vehicles and fatalities on our roads"

NEWS: 'Preventing road accidents'

Lengthy article in the Accra Mail : "Ghana needs to enforce the laws rigorously"

And a comment on the 'carnage on our roads'

NEWS: on road accidents in Ghana

Ghanaian Chronicle (23.03.06): "This is a serious national crisis because [of] road traffic accidents"

NEWS: Five Die Everyday in Road Accidents

in Public Agenda (27.03.06)

NEWS: Quarrels over trotro fares

Operators of commercial vehicles raise transport fares (20.02.2006)

NEWS: Reports of Ghana Police robbing drivers

SC-034-0116-20copyA different perspective on road safety in Ghana:
The Ghanaian Chronicle* (07.02.2006) has investigated into the 'highway robbery' of some policemen on drivers in the country's north. Not happy about the exposure of police bribe-taking, an officer threatened the Chronicle editor afterwards. The initial and revealing article has been taken off the Chronicle website...
The story's follow-up here (01.03.06)

Experiencing the Accra-Kumasi Road (AKR):

An ethnographic project on roads, commercial driving and everyday travel in Ghana [more]

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