10 people die per day due to road crashes

One sure way to see a reduction in the number of accidents is through being careful while on the road. PHOTO/Alex Esagala

What you need to know:

According to the Uganda Police Annual Crime Report 2020, accidents that involve pedestrians usually occur as they try to cross the roads.

During a recent stakeholders meeting organised by the Ministry of Works and Transport and hosted by Safeway Right Way Uganda to draft the National Road Safety Action Plan, it was noted that on average, Uganda loses at least 10 people per day due to road crashes. According to the Uganda Police Annual Crime Report 2020, this is more pronounced among pedestrians and motorcyclists as the most vulnerable category of road users. 

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