Martins-Hausiku calls for responsible, safe driving during Easter weekend


MVA Fund CEO Rosalia Martins-Hausiku has advised road users to remain alert during the Easter holiday.

According to Martins-Hausiku, 2021 research on the causes of accidents in Namibia found that human factors account for 72% of all collisions.

Martins-Hausiku stated that the MVA, along with other road safety partners such as the police, will be visible on the country’s roadways throughout the holidays, pushing for safe driving.

She said MVA and the police will increase efforts to educate road users on the B1, B2, B6 (Windhoek-Buite Pos), and B14 (Grootfontein to Gobabis) routes, on the importance of safe road use. “Road and environmental conditions account for 25 per cent, with vehicle-related concerns accounting for 3 per cent. Drivers and other road users cause accidents in Namibia,” she said

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