Kaduna: FRSC Prosecutes 1,108 Traffic Offenders In August

The Sector Commander, Hafiz Mohammed told Newsmen in Kaduna that those prosecuted were arrested during a special intervention patrol.

He explained that the special intervention patrol was to stem traffic law infractions on highways, and the attendant fatalities and life-threatening injuries. According to him, the 1,108 offenders were prosecuted for committing 1, 220 offences.

The Sector Commander said the special intervention patrol was part of strategies put in place by the command to end road crashes within the state.

Mohammed added that other areas of focus during the special patrols, that will be held periodically, include; rickety vehicles, shattered windscreen and driving with one headlight or nonfunctional break lights because of the rainy season. He said the command would improve on road safety awareness and enforcement of traffic rules and regulations to reduce road crashes to the barest minimum.

The sector commander however, cautioned motorists to always comply with traffic rules and regulations, stressing that any violation would not be tolerated.