Abyei Traffic Police conducts campaign to curb traffic accidents in Abyei Administrative Area

Motorcycles at Abyei community police station. | Credit: Makuac Deng Ayei | AIRS 2022

Traffic police are conducting a campaign against reckless riders of motorcycles in Abyei Administrative Area.

The exercise started on Tuesday and will last for 7 days. The campaign targets all motorcycles operating in Abyei. During the campaign, traffic police give safe ridding advice to minimize accidents.

Speaking to Abyei FM on Tuesday, Traffic Police Administrative Director Jiel Aguek said that the aim of the campaign is to curb traffic accidents that occur due to reckless driving or ridding.

Aguek mentioned that Abyei Town is witnessing recurring accidents due to traffic jam following the displacement of people from Agok. He added that more than three traffic accidents were recorded in a day.

According to the police officer, these accidents have caused death and injury of others.