In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 31st, August, 2020

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The Federal Roads Security Corps (FRSC) has once more emphasised that over dashing, reckless driving and overloading are among the many causes of street accidents within the nation.

The Corps says it’s poised to make sure the discount of street crashes by 15% and fatalities from street crashes decreased by 20%.

That is in response to the Zonal Commander FRSC Zone 12, ACM Umar Ibrahim who made the revelation whereas talking with journalists in Bauchi.

The zonal commander said that the Corps, through the years, observed that the offence of overloading is rampant within the North, particularly on market days.

Based on him, on such market days transporters are seen jam-packing their automobiles with folks, items and animals, stressing that, “When such automobiles are concerned in a crash, the fatalities are often excessive.”

He submitted that over dashing, overloading and reckless driving endangers the lives of commuters, warning drivers to cease the harmful practices.

ACM Ibrahim mentioned the officers of the Corps will now not tolerate harmful acts by drivers consistent with their mandate, which he mentioned is to make sure that street crashes are decreased by 15% whereas fatalities from the crashes are decreased by 20% yearly till the 2 are decreased to the barest minimal on Nigerian roads.

The Zonal Commander then knowledgeable that the FRSC will very quickly start enforcement of the set up of pace restrict units in all automobiles plying the Nigerian roads.

Responding, Chairman of the Bauchi State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Umar Sa’id, known as on officers of the Corps to be extra proactive within the discharge of their duties on the roads, declaring that they must be extra vigilant in guaranteeing the security of street customers.

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The NUJ chairman assured that the Union will complement the Corps within the space of public enlightenment and directed that henceforth all automobiles coming into the NUJ Press Centre shall be checked to verify their roadworthiness, whereas every driver driving in should possess a legitimate driver’s licence.

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