Gabon Has Updated Its Road Safety Rules

Rédigé le 14/09/2018

The minister in charge of Transport and Logistics has established the security or safety rules for drivers of motorized land vehicles. These rules are implemented by Decree No. 0007 / MTL of 30 October 2017.

Under the decree, are subject to this rule drivers of motorcycles, tricycles, quadricycles and assimilated vehicles and drivers of motor vehicles or combinations of vehicles.

This regulation blacklists a number of behavior while driving, such as driving while intoxicated, the use of mobile phones and other accessories, the use a DVD player up in  the front or any other unintended screen for the driver assistance, or loud music..

offenders of these provisions that falls under these regulations, are subject to penalties ranging from fines to the withdrawal of driving licenses.

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By Justice William Elion