2021 Road Fatality Breakdown

Four Hundred and Eighty Four, that’s the number of who lost their lives as a result of crashes on Jamaica’s roadways 2021. It represents the highest number of persons who have died in the country under these circumstances in the last 10 years, according to data from the Road Safety Unit (RSU) in the Transport Ministry.

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Travel Pal App Launched

It’s a New Year and the Transport Ministry is aiming to make public transportation even safer with the recent launch of the Travel Pal mobile app by the Transport Authority. Let’s find out how it works.

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Holiday Road Safety Part 1

Here are some tips on how to stay safe on the nation’s roadways heading into the festive season.

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Island Traffic Authority Ramping Up Road Spot Check Operation

The Island Traffic Authority (ITA) will be ramping up its Road Spot Check Operation as it targets under 450 road fatalities by the end of the year. The ITA will also be supporting the Road Safety Unit (RSU) in it’s recently launched ‘stop di foolishness’ campaign geared at fighting indiscipline on Jamaica roadways.

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Get Vaxxed, Get Gas

This week on Duh Road: Transport operators, listen up! Free gas a gi weh and all you have to do is get vaccinated.

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Stop Di Foolishness!

The Road Safety Unit (RSU) in the Transport and Mining Ministry is embarking on a road-safety public awareness campaign, dubbed, ‘Stop di Foolishness’ to encourage road users to practice safer habits.

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Linstead Transport Centre Changes

This week on Duh Road, we’re breaking down the recently announced changes for the Linstead Transport Centre and the wider transportation network in the town.

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Why Men Pay More for Motor Insurance

If you’re a motorist, then you probably already know that gender is often taken into account when seeking insurance. But why? This week on Duh Road, we’re looking at why men tend to pay a lot more for their motor vehicle insurance.

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Young & Deadly Drivers #2 – July 12, 2021

This week on Duh Road, we’re continuing our look at young drivers and the factors that contribute to this group of motorists being more likely to be involved in fatal motor vehicle accidents.

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Young & Deadly Drivers – July 5, 2021

This week on Duh Road, we’re looking at the increasingly worrisome phenomenon of road fatalities involving the youngest cohort of motorists.

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Road Safety & Children #2 – June 28, 2021

Road Safety Month, observed annually in June, may be coming to an end, but road safety is something we should bear in mind all year long, especially when it comes to our children. This week on Duh Road we’re looking at what children should know to ensure they are using the road safely.

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