Road transport and safety agency RTSA has put its officers on high alert in view of Schools that are opening on Monday next week.
RTSA Head of Public Relation Frederick Mubanga says is to ensue that the accidents are curbed especially involving vehicles that will be transporting pupils back to school.
Mr. Mubanga said this when the agency conducted a road safety education and publicity program in Ndola.
He has further urged parents and guardians to use appropriate transport for their children going back to various schools.
Meanwhile, Mr. Mubanga is happy that last year there was a reduction of about two thousand road traffic related accident as compered to 2016.
He adds that most of the accident in the previous year where as a result of human error whom he says will be addressed this this and beyond.
Mr. Mubanga says such human errors range from drink and drive, driving un-road worthy vehicles, over speeding and driving vehicle without licenses.
Meanwhile, Mr. Mubanga disclosed that this year RTSA will launch the road safety management system which is earmarked to improve the operations of the agency and reduce road traffic accident in the country.
President Edgar Lungu is expected to launch the road safety system.
And speaking at the some function, Zambia breweries safety and health manager Duncan Tembo says his firm has partnered with RTSA in order to stop the abuse of alcohol by some drivers.