Uganda, March 21 -- Early this week, the office of the director of public prosecutions issued a public apology following social media outrage after one of their official cars knocked a woman and her school-going child riding on a boda boda. The crash was captured on a phone camera by a bystander at Kibuye Roundabout.

Cases of indiscipline by drivers of government vehicles on our roads are sadly very common.

In June 2020, a government vehicle knocked a 5-year-old -baby dead leaving the mother and another relative seriously injured in Bushalif Trading Centre at Nawaikona subcounty along Tirinyi-Mbale highway.

In September 2022, 37-year-old Julius Mugarura was knocked dead by an army truck that was driving on the wrong side of a one-way l...