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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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Road Safety

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

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