The Federation of Motorsports clubs of Uganda (FMU) and Ecobank; a regional commercial bank have joined hands in highlighting road safety in Fort Portal, a town in the western part of Uganda.
Fort Portal hosts the fourth round of the National rally Championship.
The campaign dubbed ‘Let’s Go’ attracted several riders as the governing body enhanced the Action for Road Safety campaign.
‘Let’s Go’ is aimed at creating awareness among motorbike riders. Riders are at a very high risk of sustaining serious or fatal injuries.
The Department of Traffic Police indicates that 7,000 people were killed in motorbike related accidents between 2015 and 2017.
FMU’s President Dusman Okee encouraged cyclists and even rally goers to pledge their support towards the campaign.
FMU, under the international body FIA is greatly involved in the Road Safety campaign which aims to cut the number of deaths and serious injuries on roads across the globe.