Transportation sector has been growing very fast in developing countries. As well the motorcycles transport is growing at the fastest rate than any other transport means in rural and urban areas in Tanzania. As a results motorcycle’s transport has been creating serious accident over time. However, as incidence of accident increase, expectation was the increase of the public education awareness on the disaster preparedness. Unfortunately, the public are not prepared to face hazards of any kind including motorcycles accident. The main objective of this paper is to examining the disaster preparedness over motorcycle accident in Morongo as to suggest the best practice to prepare the community against hazards. Methodology opted are table research as data on road accident is widely available in Tanzania. If disaster preparedness will not be handled effectively, the motorcycle accident shall continue to exist and more negative impact to community in the region. The finding indicates that, the public are not prepared to face motorcycle accident in Morongo region. As well all motorcycles accident is associated with human factors such as high speed, unlicensed driving, using other device while driving, low use of helmet and poor infrastructure. The key stakeholders, disaster management committees, road safety department, SUMATRA, rider and passenger must adhere with safety road rule as to avoid more disaster in our region.
Published Date: 2021-09-04;