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FRSC impounds vehicles violating traffic rules in Enugu

According to the FRSC, motorists who do not show remorse may be subjected to a psychiatric test.

• November 29, 2021
Road Safety Officiers
Photo of Road Safety Officers used to illustrate this story (Photo Credit FRSC)

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Enugu says it has commenced impounding vehicles caught driving against traffic and beating traffic lights.

The Sector Commander, Joseph Udoabba, said on Monday that the measure became necessary to curb gridlock and accidents, especially in the Enugu metropolis.

“The enforcement is not solely carried out by FRSC alone. We have the state’s traffic control agency and other stakeholders joining to see that these negative road habits are checked.

“These negative road habits remain leading causes of accidents on roads within the metropolis as well as a long stretch of gridlocks that cause untold hardship on the people.

“We are currently impounding vehicles of motorists with such habits, ticketing them immediately and ensuring that their vehicles and driving licences are taken to our offices for further action.

“At the end, before they collect their vehicles and driving licenses back they are made to pass through compulsory road enlightenment and education, as well as show clear remorse for misbehaving on the road.

“If the driver is not coming for the compulsory enlightenment and education session and not showing any remorse, the option open is to recommend compulsory psychological test on him or her,” he said.

The commander urged motorists to be patient and always maintain their queue, assuring them that the ‘flash hold-up’ would disappear within a few minutes.


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