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Public service vehicles (PSVs), Government vehicles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), motorcyclists, bicyclists and any other road users who blatantly disregard traffic laws have been warned they will feel the full weight of the law.

It has come from Minister of Transport and Works, Michael Lashley, who said the much-touted amendments to the Road Traffic Act were in final draft with the Solicitor General’s Office and should soon be laid in Parliament.

Speaking at a World Day Of Remembrance For Road Traffic Victims service at the St Ambrose Anglican Church in Bridgetown yesterday, Lashley said he was eagerly looking forward to piloting that bill since far too frequently accidents were occurring on the nation’s roads due to recklessness and indifference. 

To date there have been 13 road fatalities, five fewer when compared to last year, but the minister maintained that number was still too many.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.