FRSC prepares 200 mobile courts for traffic offenders


Dauda BiuThe Federal Road Safety Corps says it has set up over 200 mobile courts to prosecute traffic offenders during the Easter special patrol operations across the nation.

The mobile courts were set up to ensure a safe and smooth 2024 Easter celebrations and to check “speeding and dangerous driving/overtaking, lane indiscipline/route violation, road obstructions, use of phones while driving, and overloading.”

This was contained in a statement, on Wednesday, by the corps Public Education Officer, Jonas Agwu.

Agwu quoted the FRSC Corps Marshal, Dauda Biu, as urging the commanding officers to ensure full deployment of staff for maximum visibility.

Biu urged them to ensure prompt removal of obstructions and ease of movement on all highways in the country.

He said, “The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dauda Ali Biu has tasked Commanding Officers to ensure full deployment of staff for maximum visibility, prompt removal of obstructions and ease of movement on all highways across the country.

“This is in line with the operational guidelines of this year’s Easter special patrol scheduled to commence from March 29 to April 2, 2024.

“As contained in the operation order, the objectives of the special operations are reduction in road traffic crashes, road traffic fatalities and road traffic injuries; prompt response to road traffic crash victims,” he said.

Speaking further, Agwu noted, “To this end, the corps would carry out aggressive enforcement including conducting over 200 mobile courts operations, with the aim of checking various offences.

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