Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kaduna Sector Command, has arrested and prosecuted 101 road traffic offenders as part of measures to reduce road crashes and inject sanity on the highways.
The Head of Public Education of the command, Martins Dajangla, disclosed this in a press release issued to newsmen in Kaduna yesterday.
He said that the mobile court which carried out the trials was situated along Kaduna-Abuja road and explained that the measure became necessary in view of the increasing rate of road traffic crashes being witnessed along the route recently, and to further caution motorists on the need to obey road traffic rules and regulations, especially during the ember months which normally experience an upsurge in human and vehicle traffic across the nation’s highways.
He further asserted that the Kaduna sector commander, Corps Commander Olumide Olagunju, while flagging off the mobile court, said the exercise was in line with the corps renewed determination to reduce the spate of road traffic crashes in the country by 50 percent in line with the United Nations decade of action on road safety.
He assured that the command will not relent in its efforts to rid the roads of unsafe and unqualified drivers who are potential danger to other motorists and road users and to ensure zero tolerance to road traffic crashes in Kaduna.