Driving Schools Owners in Nakuru have called on Motorbike Bodaboda operators to ensure they adhere to traffic rules in order to reduce road accidents.
Speaking on Monday during a meeting with Motorbike riders in Flamingo Ward, Nakuru East Sub County, the Driving Schools Owners from Budget, Umoja and Enjoy Driving schools said in the recent past motorbike operators have largely contributed to numerous road accidents.
They said they are committed as instructors in ensuring road safety through enhanced training hence calling on other stakeholders to collaborate in bringing sanity on roads.
Led by Mr.Elly Owino from Enjoy Driving School, they will continue to partner with elected leaders in ensuring more youths are trained on matters Road safety.
“Our aim as Driving Schools Owners is to ensure your safety and that is why we will continue to partner with elected leaders to offer training on safety” he said.
Deputy OCS Bondeni Police station Stephen Mwinyi also calling on the operators to be vigilant and report any suspicious individuals.
Sentiments echoed by Flamingo Ward Administrator Mr. Levy Langat who referred to an article in one of the local dailies that indicated that Motorbike Bodabodas were a time bomb.
While noting that a few individuals are using the sector to engage in criminal activities, the Ward administrator urged all motorbike riders to be vigilant to avert such.
“We know there are a few elements who are using the sector to commit crimes and that is why we urging operators to be vigilant” said the administrator.
Police officers arrest a boda boda rider at KFA roundabout in Nakuru Town on November 12, 2018 the day national crackdown on un-roadworthy vehicles and Motorbikes commenced. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]