Following the spate of road accidents in the country which has killed scores of people and injured several others in recent times, the management of VIP Jeoun Transport Limited has said it will introduce new measures to enhance the safety of passengers on its buses.
In a report filed by Adomonline, the Managing Director of the company, Ernest Frimpong Manso named some of the new measures as the setting up of a VIP Driving School in collaboration with the National Drivers Academy and the installation of cameras in buses to check the behaviour of drivers on the road.
“We are going to go technological by getting the contact numbers of all passengers on board, and that of their emergency contacts to call in case of any casualties.
We are also working on having trackers in all the buses, even though some of them have trackers already so that at the central command drivers’ behaviour can be monitored,” Mr Frimpong Manso, popularly known as
Mr Frimpong Manso said every bus that travelled beyond Kumasi had plain-clothed armed security personnel among passengers to protect them against possible robbery attacks.
“We have also equipped some of our buses with in-camera and speed limiters to monitor the buses and the speed of drivers at every point.