FRSC impound 482 vehicles in Niger for traffic violations

Posted by newsexpress | 12 August 2015 | 2,583 times

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Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Niger, impounded 482 vehicles in Minna and Mokwa town for non-compliance to road traffic rules and regulations, Susan Ajenge, State Sector Commander, has said.

Ajenge made the disclosure on Tuesday in Minna in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

She said: “We made the arrests through our operation `Good Morning Minna’ which I introduced on my arrival to Niger state in July, 2015.

“The operation is aimed at checking the validity of drivers’ license and the state of vehicles using the roads in order to reduce road traffic crashes.

“We impounded 190 vehicles when we commenced the operation in July followed by 208 and 49 vehicles respectively.

“Our officers and men in Mokwa impounded 35 articulated vehicles for various traffic offences.”

Ajenge said that drivers’ license, vehicle tyres, wipers, lights, break as well as caution sign and fire extinguisher were checked during the operation.

She said that the operation would take place in all the unit commands across the state to ensure that drivers adhere to traffic rules and regulations.

She said that owners of impounded vehicles were made to pay various fines and fix the problems detected in their vehicles before release. (NAN)


Source: newsexpress

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