The Nationwide Insurance plan Fee (NIC), in collaboration with the Motor Website traffic and Transportation Unit (MTTD) of the Nkawkaw Divisional Police, has embarked on an training to clamp down on motor vehicles with no insurance coverage.
The three-working day training, which commenced previous 7 days Tuesday, finished on Thursday with 103 autos impounded by the police who were led by the Eastern Regional MTTD Commander, Main Superintendent Stephen Ahiatafu.
Among offences for which some cars have been impounded ended up operating with no licence or with expired licence or devoid of insurance policy deal with.
Main Superintendent Ahiatafu lamented the indiscipline of drivers at Nkawkaw and other components of the location, who in accordance to him, knew what to do but had refused to do them, thus posing danger to their have life and that of travellers.
“Most of the motorists here and other components of the area are incredibly undisciplined we have been embarking on the recognition campaigns for a really very long time and they know what to do but they are only becoming hesitant.
“The Nkawkaw township has a large amount of substitute routes so when they see the police, they dodge and use other routes since they know they are not undertaking the appropriate matter. This endangers their lives and that of travellers and motorists,” he said.
He said, in advance of the Kwahu Easter celebration, the police would go on to enforce the traffic restrictions and deal with motorists who plied the streets without insurance policy, faux insurance policy, expired insurance policy, unregistered autos and motorists with no licence.
He appealed to drivers plying very long distances be cautious and relaxation at protected locations when they had been fatigued on the way, to prevent sleeping driving the wheels, which could guide to mishaps.
The Eastern Regional Manager of the Nationwide Insurance Commission (NIC), Ms Esther Konadu Asiedu, claimed the physical exercise forward of the Kwahu Easter celebration was to enforce the auto coverage insurance policies to stop and protect victims of “The motor insurance coverage policies aid the NIC to make certain payment is paid out to incident victims by the insurance coverage corporations the motor vehicles subscribed to. This will help prevent and defend accident victims.
“With the Kwahu Easter nearing, it is crucial that we make sure vehicles are insured and we consider out vehicles with no insurance plan off the streets, to safeguard travellers and motorists on their own,” she mentioned.
She urged passengers to choose benefit of the motor insurance policies knowledge foundation, which will allow them to check the validity of vehicle’s insurance ahead of they soar into them, using the quick code *920*57# and dialing the vehicle’s registration number.
As part of the exercise, Ms Asiedu explained the coverage firms within Nkawkaw were being invited to right away insure the impounded cars in advance of releasing them.
She urged motorists and motor vehicle entrepreneurs who had been subjected to unfair procedure by their insurance corporations soon after reporting their incident statements to petition the NIC to acquire them up and get what was because of them.
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