Gaagaa buses licence suspended, gov’t says their drivers must go through refresher training

With several road accidents involving Gaagaa buses and the most recent claiming lives over 20 Ugandans in Katulikire, Kiryandongo district, Ministry of Works and Transport through the Transport Licensing Board (TLB) has suspended the licence for Gaagaa Bus Company for one month.

According to Winstone Katushabe, the Transport Licensing Board Secretary, the reached decision has been influenced by a number of issues ranging from driver to emergency gadgets.

“After finding issues with the company, the board decided that the licence be suspended for a month,” Katushabe said.

“The company drivers must go through a refresher course to ensure they are capable of steering a 67 passenger vehicle before they resume their duties.”

Katushabe revealed their board will help them install gadgets and tag them to GPS for easy monitoring of their journeys