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Trotro, Taxi drivers charging unapproved fares to be arrested


The Ministry of Transport has educated the Ghana Police Service and other security organizations to look for any business driver who is charging new vehicle passages that surpass the momentum rates, which is overwhelming travelers.


In an explanation delivered in Accra on Sunday, April 14, 2024, and endorsed by its Advertising Unit, the Service expressed that talks for new open vehicle tolls are as yet progressing with the Street Transport Administrators following the new expansion in fuel costs and other related functional expenses.


The Service encouraged business drivers to keep charging the momentum public vehicle admissions as coordinated by the Ghana Private Street Transport Association (GPRTU) of TUC and the Ghana Street Transport Planning Chamber (GRTCC). It cautioned that the people who neglect to consent to this order will confront lawful outcomes.


"The Service is encouraging the Ghana Police Administration and other security organizations to be watching out for any driver who goes in opposition to the order gave by the GPRTU and the GRTCC", the assertion to some extent read.


On Thursday, April 11, 2024, the Ghana Private Street Transport Association (GPRTU) of TUC and the Ghana Street Transport Planning Chamber (GRTCC) gave a joint assertion in Accra, encouraging suburbanites not to pay any additional vehicle passages past the ongoing rates.


The associations named the revealed toll climbs by a few business drivers as unlawful and underlined that conversations with the Service of Transport in regards to new charges were all the while continuous. "We are presently captivating partners to think about the different expense parts and settle on the way forward.


As has been the training, the administration met with the Service of Transport on Wednesday tenth April, 2024, to introduce our requests. Whenever agreement is reached, the overall population will be properly educated", the assertion to some extent read.

Two vehicle working gatherings, the Concerned Drivers Relationship of Ghana (C-DAG) and the Vehicle Administrators of Ghana, reported a 15% increment in transport tolls powerful Saturday, April 13, 2024.


The choice was ascribed to the new augmentation in fuel costs, the public authority's apparent apathy to decreasing petroleum costs, and the increasing expenses of vehicle spare parts and oils.



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