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Street Sense Organisation (SSO) has called on political parties to be conscious of road usage to ensure the safety of members as the polls winds down.

A release signed by Mrs Kate Opoku, the Director of Communications at SSO and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the leadership of various political parties should continue cautioning members on the need to ensure road safety.

The release said “campaign drivers should be extra careful especially as they drive their election candidates, political leaders and members in convoys or when alone.

“Cyclist and motor cyclist and their pavilion riders, moving in convoy or alone, are advised to put on helmets in order to protect themselves.”

Mrs Opoku said motorists should wear reflective vest or have some sort of reflective materials as armbands or headgear especially in the dark hours to preventive any eventualities.

Pedestrians or passer-by are also advised to careful and watchful as they follow their leaders to various events.

They are also encouraged to have reflective vests, armbands and footwear when moving in the dark hours.

“These are to serve as measures to prevent, or minimize to the barest minimum, road accidents and knock downs.”

Source: GNA/NewsGhana.com.gh

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