Minister of Public Works and transport Neko Grant’s communication to the House of Assembly on the Road Traffic Act Amendment Bill.
The Bahamas government intends to pass legislation that would impose a $3,000 fine or jail time on those caught driving while over the proposed legal alcohol limit.
The proposed amendment to Section 56 of the current Road Traffic Act will “revolutionise” the way non-serious traffic crashes are handled in The Bahamas, Minister of National Security Tommy Turnquest said Wednesday.
Family and friends of a man who was left to die on the road are calling for the hit-and-run driver to turn himself in.
A man and woman were charged with manslaughter after their little boy, who was not in a seat belt, died when he was thrown from the car in a traffic accident.
A woman was killed after a crash with a police car in the Bahamia area in Freeport. One of the officers is in serious condition.
Specialists on the New Providence Road Improvement and Infrastructure Project highlighted routes the public can take to assist with reducing traffic congestion associated with “Back to School” traffic.
A male pedestrian died as a result of serious injuries a short time after being hit by a truck, bringing the traffic fatality count to 22.
Five major roads will be closed to vehicular traffic this afternoon to accommodate a full military funeral service for marine seaman Dionidias Braynen Spence.