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FRSC to prosecute illegal siren users, traffic violators in Anambra

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Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra state has warned motorists in the state against indiscriminate violation of traffic rules, including driving against traffic, indiscriminate use of sirens, overloading and excessive speeding.

Sector commander, Adeoye Irelewuyi, in a statement issued by the sector public education officer, Florence Edor, regretted that such offenses mostly committed by tricycles and commercial bus operators in Awka and other towns in the state, most times result to road traffic crash.

He warned motorists to desist from such acts as the command had commenced aggressive enforcement to arrest defaulters, insisting that defaulters would be arrested and prosecuted.

The statement read, “The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra State has noticed with great concern the continuous indiscriminate violation of different traffic rules by motorists especially, tricycles and commercial buses operators in Awka and other Anambra towns.

“The observed traffic offences include driving against traffic, at the following locations; Amawbia junction, Amawbia bypass, Kwata junction, Aroma junction, others are indiscriminate use of sirens, overloading and excessive speeding, which most times result to road traffic crash.

“The command has held series of meetings, public enlightenment and trainings with relevant stakeholders to correct the aforementioned traffic violations.

“The sector commander Anambra state, CC Adeoye Irelewuyi, hereby warns all motorists, especially to desist from the aforementioned violations as the command has commenced aggressive enforcement to arrest defaulters. Any such arrested defaulter will be made to bear the full weight of the law.

“He further assured Ndi Anambra of the commands commitment in ensuring a safer motoring environment in Anambra state, and will not tolerate any form of violation of traffic rules and regulations which usually leads to traffic crashes.

“Road Safety is everyone’s responsibility, we should all work in synergy to ensure a better motoring environment in Anambra state.”

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