Cops target motorcyclists in ‘aggressive’ road safety campaign

News post November 11, 2015

 Head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force Traffic Department Senior Superintendent Calvin Allen (left) and Superintendent Courtney Coubrie, operations officer at the Police Traffic Division, inspect the Suzuki 400 motorcycle (file photo)

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Traffic police say they are seeing more than a 90 per cent increase in the number of motorcyclists who die in road crashes across the island, when compared to last year.

As a result, the police say they have launched an aggressive campaign to clamp down on people who continue to breach traffic rules, especially motorcyclists. “Since the start of the year, we have lost more than 90 motorcyclists on our roads,” Senior Superintendent of Police Calvin Allen told OBSERVER ONLINE yesterday. He said more than 40 motorcyclists died in road crashes for the same period last year.

Published by: The Observer

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