Dar es Salaam, Aug. 28 -- DRIVERS of trucks for carrying dangerous cargoes to and from Dar es Salaam Port have a big role to play especially in avoiding accidents, which claim hundreds of lives that is according to the Government Chemist Laboratory Authority (GCLA).

In the wake of this, the authority saw it is necessary to spread awareness education among the drivers over proper transportation of dangerous cargoes chemicals.

On Tuesday, the GCLA trained nearly 100 drivers from Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi, who drive trucks carrying dangerous cargo from the port to the neighbouring regions and countries.

Acting Chief Government Chemist, Sabanitho Mtega, said the drivers need education over handling such dangerous goods to protect people...