The Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC) says evening travelling is unsafe for motorists and commuters, particularly now that almost all roads are in a deplorable state and insecurity on the rise.
The FRSC Sector Commander in Kogi, Mr Solomon Agure, made the assertions in an announcement on Monday in Lokoja.
Agure mentioned that no good street expertise may come out of dashing, overloading, use of cellphone whereas driving, use of mechanically poor autos, failure to make use of seatbelt and security crash helmet.
He urged motorists to keep away from working foul of visitors guidelines to keep away from crashes.
According to him, drivers ought to information in opposition to violating the said infractions and different anti-safety vices.
He mentioned that the corps could be on the look out to implement strict compliance to security legal guidelines and orders on the highways.
Agure mentioned preparations had been made for the graduation of 2021’s Ember Months and Operation Zero Tolerance to Road Traffic Campaign in Kogi.
He mentioned that the marketing campaign could be carried out below the theme: “Maintain Safe Speed, Avoid Night Travels And Enjoy Quality Road Experience”.
Agure mentioned there could be excessive visibility of the corps on the roads throughout the state towards attaining the objectives of the operation from now until center of January, 2022.
He mentioned that the command was planning to deploy over 800 personnel, 20 patrol autos, 4 ambulances and heavy tow vehicles for management of visitors.
“It aims at ensuring route lining, clear obstruction and respond to distress calls for all to have maximum road use experience during and after the period,” he mentioned.