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Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority (SLRTA) Publication On The Vehicle Census Report
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Mar 15, 2010, 15:24

PUBLICATION ON THE VEHICLE CENSUS REPORT

The Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority (SLRTA) was established bQy an Act of Parliament in 1996 with the objective of regulating, coordinating, and promoting efficiency within the Road Transport sector with a view to enhancing the sector to the economic development of Sierra Leone.

The SLRTA in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Aviation in pursuant of one of its objectives, conducted the first vehicle population census in August 2008. Principally, the need for obtaining detailed vehicle information on vehicles embraces security, safety, legality and socio-economic factors.

Data obtained on vehicles are vital for the following reasons:

i) Knowing the total vehicle population of the country enables the government to plan for the availability of fuel.
ii Assist in the construction, maintenance and networking of roads.
iii) Knowing the variety of makes and types of vehicles in the country will guide procurement agencies in the importation of required spare parts.

Below is a spreadsheet showing the vehicle population in the regions and Stations-:

VEHICLE POPULATION BY REGIONS

REGION

TOTAL

EAST

9826

WEST

38560

NORTH

6770

SOUTH

7452

TOTAL

62608


Daru East

83

Kailahu East

656

Kenema East

4639

Koidu East

42

Kono East

4318

Tongo East

88

Bumbuna North

167

Kabala North

453

Kambia North

1136

Lungi North

830

Magburaka North

400

Makeni North

3513

Masingbi North

82

Mile 91 North

189

Bawomahun South

60

Bo South

5865

Gendema South

101

Mattru South

138

Moyamba South

614

Pujehun South

187

Rutifunk South

41

Rutile South

295

Vaama South

19

Zimmi South

132

Freetown West

34854

Lumley West

1535

Waterloo West

2171

Total

62608



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