The management of Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly and the leadership of transport unions in the metropolis (GPRTU & Co-operative Unions) on Tuesday, 7th June 2022 met to deliberate on various issues affecting their service delivery and solution to problems. Among the issues discussed were:
1. Unauthorized terminals and operators
2. Road safety measures
3. Payment of tolls
The executives of the transport unions lamented on the issues of unauthorized terminals springing up in the metropolis as a threat to their operations and call for immediate action to be taken to curb the situation. Management of CCMA also urged the executives to charge their members to obtain permit from the assembly before operating within the metropolis.
Officers from the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) also urged the executives to advise the members to observe road traffic regulation and road safety measures especially during the rainy season. Executives were cautioned to avoid over-speeding, the use of on-way and unappropriated overtaking, they were urged to promote the regular use of seatbelt and regular participation of health screening organized by the NRSA.
Management of CCMA hinted that they were considering plans to institute an award system to award terminals who observe road traffic regulations the most.