FRSC convicts 67 motorists in Kaduna
67 motorists have been convicted for various traffic offences, such as overloading in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna state.
According to the Legal Officer, Kaduna Sector Command, Mr Ibrahim Tanko, the traffic offenders were arrested, then taken to a mobile court for convictions.
Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna, he said the offenders were convicted for tyre violation, overloading, driver's licence violation, dangerous driving, vehicle licence, caution sign and seat belt use violation.
The Sector Commander, Mr Francis Udoma, also spoke with NAN on the traffic violations and the usefulness of mobile courts.
“The corps instituted the mobile court to enforce traffic rules and ensure zero road crash, injury and death on the nation’s roads.
Intensive special patrol and the mobile court are aimed at addressing the spate of avoidable road crashes usually high on major highways.
The goal is to reduce unexpected death of road users due to drivers’ carelessness.
We will continue to arrest all drivers who overload their vehicles; drivers with no licence; drivers who over speed, as well as drivers with worn out tyres", he said.
The FRSC convicted 25 for driver licence violation, 16 for tyre violation, 13 for vehicle licence violation, five for overloading, five for caution sign violation, two for seat belt use violation and one for dangerous driving.
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