Kaduna: FRSC Convicts 262 Traffic Offenders in 8 Months

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Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kaduna State Sector Command, has convicted no fewer than 262 traffic offenders from January to August in the state.

This was disclosed by the Sector Commander, Mr Hafiz Muhammad, on Monday in Kaduna.

Muhammad said seven mobile courts across the state carried out the 262 convictions while 19 others were discharged.

He said 75 out of them were convicted for driving licence violation;  48 for overloading; 42 for seat-belt violation; 39 for  failure to Install Speed limiting devices in their vehicles  and  30 for driving with scattered windscreens.

Others were convicted for other offences.

Muhammad, however, called on motorists to avoid speeding, over loading and drunk driving but that they should observe all the protocols of COVID¬19.

The sector commander also called on passengers not to allow drivers to over load their vehicles or indulge in speeding, for their own safety.

He also urged drivers and passengers to comply with the post COVID-19 safety guidelines as the sector would continue its operation against violators.

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