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National Roads Authority

The National Roads Authority (NRA) was established in 2003 by an Act of Parliament vested with the statutory responsibility for the administration, control and maintenance of all roads in the Gambia and the financing of its operations through the setting up of a Road Fund. The functional organizational set up of the National Roads Authority (NRA)
is composed of two main departments; Financial & Administration and Technical
functions.

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Safety on the road Traffic accidents in The Gambia are almost certainly under-reported, since not all accidents are reported to the traffic police, plus the definition of traffic fatality in The Gambia is reportedly not the same as the international convention used for comparison purposes. (In The Gambia, a traffic fatality is defined as death in the accident scene). Road safety research has determined that a factor of 1.30 should be applied to the number of deaths occurring at the accident site in order that overall fatality rates may be compared with other countries. Therefore, The Gambia’s traffic fatality statistics are likely higher, possibly by

1. The applicant for a permanent position shall not be less than eighteen years and not more than fifty years of age. 2. The candidate shall provide the Authority with: i. A duly certified birth certificate or any other satisfactory proof of his age acceptable to the Managing Director; ii. Original copies of duly certified educational certificates and duly certified experience certificates; iii. A duly certified medical certificate issued by a medical doctor approved by the Authority certifying that he is free from any defect or disease likely to interfere with the proper discharge of his duties.  Selection Requirements 1. A permanent employee shall beRead More →

Safety of the Road Traffic accidents in The Gambia are almost certainly under-reported, since not all accidents are reported to the traffic police, plus the definition of traffic fatality in The Gambia is reportedly not the same as the international convention used for comparison purposes. (In The Gambia, a traffic fatality is defined as death in the accident scene). Road safety research has determined that a factor of 1.30 should be applied to the number of deaths occurring at the accident site in order that overall fatality rates may be compared with other countries. Therefore, The Gambia’s traffic fatality statistics are likely higher, possibly byRead More →