Articles tagged 'drivers'

Easter road death toll 'heartbreaking' 4 April 2018 HARARE - The Easter road death toll has been described by traffic safety pressure groups as “heartbreaking” after a horror weekend that claimed at least 42 lives. Police spokesperson Paul Nyathi said 42 fatalities were recorded from 338 accidents. This was a sharp spike from 22 people who l...
Easter death toll rises 2 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Easter road death toll has risen to 32, from the 21 fatalities recorded the previous day, police said yesterday. Today is a critical day as many families return home from the long weekend. “Further to 10 deaths recorded as of yesterday (Saturday), 11 people died in eight...
Huge leap in Easter road death toll 1 April 2018 HARARE - Almost double last year's death toll has been recorded on Zimbabwe's roads over the Easter weekend so far — and almost all of them over human error. Last year's figure of seven compares with 21 people killed this year, and a further 105 seriously injured as compared to 43 last year. ...
ZRP warns against reckless driving 18 January 2018 HARARE - At least 37 motorists have been arrested for disregarding traffic rules, with Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) commendably using moral suasion to warn against reckless driving. In a statement yesterday, deputy police spokesperson Paul Nyathi said: “ZRP has noted with concern a sudden in...
Time to change tack on accidents 28 December 2016 HARARE - It is disconcerting that despite repeated efforts to curb road carnage, Zimbabwe's roads continue to claim lives due to a number of reasons, chief among them drink-driving and speeding. While it is a travesty of justice that motorists pay road fees and other forms of tax yearly yet th...