Lives of business operators at Dyeratu Trading Centre in Chikwawa are in danger because of selling their merchandises along the main road, a thing which may likely cause fatal accidents if precautionary measures are not taken.
According to a synopsis checking after having visited the place, many people are selling their goods and services just in the main road resulting in narrowing down the road. This tendency has is causing motor vehicles struggling to pass through the road. And if the running motor vehicles like truck develops mechanical fault on the breaks it can easily end up killing innocent people due to carelessness.
In his remarks, Chikwawa Police Spokesperson, Dickson Matemba has admitted the challenges, saying they are working on it together with the District Council’s office to alleviate the challenge.
Government is supposed to construct a good market in order to safeguard lives of these people from avoidable accidents. On the same note, it should also conduct awareness campaigns on the danger of trading along the main road.