Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Not us!


Share post:


That was how police public relations officer, Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss, described motorists being reported for making the illegal right turn onto Highway X from The Glebe in St George, following temporary traffic changes last Wednesday.

With regards to a video making the rounds on social media of two officers reporting motorists making the now illegal turn, Inniss said he did not know when the changes occurred because he was not informed.

“I saw the video and the point should be made that police officers should be allowed to enforce the laws. We also do educational programmes so if people don’t know, we have a way of informing them [about what] they should know. It is not our remit to deal with things like that. We have no control over that; that was strictly MTW [Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance],” he stressed.

“It would appear as if police were there deliberately for that. That is because of the changes coinciding with the police doing their job, but the police were other places as well. The point is well made, but we will want to reassure the public that we are there to help with MTW to do proper law enforcement and safety on the road. We would not deliberately set out to put people before the court with new measures like that,” he maintained.

Subscribe now to our eNATION edition.

For the latest stories and breaking news updates download the Nationnews apps for iOS and Android.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

BWA pumping station offline

A Barbados Water Authority pumping station is offline to facilitate repair of a burst main at Vineyard, St...

Day of circus magic

The gymnasium at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex was transformed into a world of magic and fantasy as...

WANTED: Zebulun Jahlani Sawh

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Zebulun Jahlani Sawh alias “Karan” or “Zeb”, 22, who is...

Davis shines in main draw of tennis tourney

Barbadian Lucas Davis is the only indigenous player to emerge with a victory from the main draw of...