Posted: Wednesday, December 15, 2021. 8:56 pm CST.
By Aaron Humes: Motorists have been advised that they should expect delays on the major roads and highways in the coming days.
It stems from Cabinet’s concern over the high number of recent road traffic accidents including drunk driving mishaps, per today’s Cabinet brief.
In the necessity of reducing the number of road traffic accidents across our nation, Cabinet requested a step-up in highway patrols by the Department of Transport and an increased presence by the Traffic Branch of the Belize Police Department including checkpoints with testing apparatus to measure the alcohol levels in drivers.
Previously Commissioner of Police Chester Williams indicated that the respective highway patrols in each division will be asked to coordinate in order to track issues across jurisdictions