Easter: FRSC sets up 200 mobile courts

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says it has set up over 200 mobile courts to prosecute traffic offenders during the Easter special patrol operations across the country.

The Corps Public Education Officer, Jonas Agwu, in a statement on Wednesday, explained that the mobile courts were set up to ensure a safe and smooth 2024 Easter celebration.

According to Jonas, the Corps Marshal, Dauda Biu, urged the FRSC to ensure prompt removal of obstructions on all highways across the country.

Jonas said “The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dauda 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.”

Agwu noted that the Corps would carry out aggressive enforcement, including conducting over 200 mobile court operations to check various offences.

He further stated that speeding and dangerous driving/overtaking, lane indiscipline/route violation, road obstruction, use of phone while driving, and overloading would be thoroughly checked.

Agwu added that the Corps has deployed over 743 patrol vehicles, 184 administrative vehicles, and 92 ambulances for the easter special patrol across the country.

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