safety

THA installs 60 speed humps in 8 school districts

Primary school students, including chaperons throughout Tobago are safer today as the Division of Infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment has completed its Safe School Pedestrian Crossing Zone Review for 2018.

Every year, the Division, by way of the Transport and Traffic Management Committee, reviews the status of road safety within school districts with a view to safeguard the Island’s children.

Through yearly appraisals, the Division can enhance road infrastructure and deploy responsive traffic solutions in close proximity to schools.

Met Office issues rough seas warning

The Met Office says roughs seas can be expected, beginning from within the next 24 hours.

It has issued a warning to small craft operators, sea-bathers and marine interests.

The following is a statement by the Met Office.

"Buoy data as well as reports reaching the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service indicate that sea conditions being experienced around Trinidad and Tobago are currently normal to moderate with wave heights reaching up to 2.5 metres in open waters and less than 1.0 metre in sheltered areas.

ODPM issues safety tips for Carnival

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) has issued some guidelines for safety over the Carnival weekend.

"The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) along with other supporting agencies continue to prepare the nation for any disaster that the country may face in the future. In anticipation of multiple activities for carnival mass crowd events the ODPM urges all citizens to continue their efforts of preparedness and readiness for any possible emergency situation.

Citizens are reminded to practice the following carpooling tips: