Unlicensed to kill and cause injury

August 29, 2016

That driving – or even walking – on our roads is a bit like playing a game of Russian roulette can hardly be contested. It has been a bad year for Maltese traffic, with some very bad accidents, including fatal ones, taking place regularly, especially in weekends. Something, somewhere, is not working.

Indiscipline would certainly rank high in the list of contributory factors. Immature or daring motorists is another. An apparent unwillingness to scrupulously enforce traffic regulations ranks high on the list. The kind of attitude adopted by both the Gozo Tourism Association and the Gozo Chamber of Commerce, which were critical of the fact that motorists were fined for illegal parking, certainly does not encourage neither wardens nor police officers to.....