The Road Safety Commission and organizers of the Ghana drivers and road safety award(GDRSA) have paid a courtesy call to Goil and Ghacem cement as part of the UN global road safety awareness week.
The courtesy call was part of the support the two companies have initiated to help educate drivers and reduce road accidents in the country.
In an interview with the Director of Partnerships of the Ghana Drivers Awards and Road safety foundation, Ms Freda Frimpong disclosed that this awards scheme is to raise Champions of road safety and driving excellence at lorry stations and companies across the country.
She added that it is necessary for every driver to get more training to acquire more knowledge and skills to identify the type of road signs and other road information to avoid road accidents and called on drivers specifically commercial drivers to take part in this initiative.
The Group Chief Executive officer and Managing Director of Goil, Mr Patrick Akorli also lauded the effort of the organizers and urged the drivers to drive passengers safely to their various destinations.
Moses Osei who emerged as the winner of the brand-new Suzuki Alto vehicle last year thanked the organizers for putting such initiative on board and urged his fellow drivers to take part in this training so that accidents on our road will reduce.
Florence Marfo, a driver of VIP bus who won the Best Driver, Intercity Category last year also urged her to follow women to also take part in the driving business and advice drivers to stop over speeding on the road.
The much-anticipated lunch of the 2019 Ghana drivers and road safety awards will take place at Obra spot(Cirle) on June 18th.