The Federal Road Safety Corps has reacted to claims that it has banned Dangote trucks and other motorists from night journeys.
According to Punch Metro, the Federal Road Safety Corps has
The Corps’ Public Education Officer,
It was reported that the commission and Dangote Group had agreed that the company’s trucks will not ply roads at night.
According to Kazeem, FRSC never announced that it will stop
“FRSC did not say Dangote vehicles shall be impounded after 7:00 p.m.
“The commission never said so. We were quoted out of context that we will impound their vehicles.
“We usually have safety meetings with
“One of such meetings was held on Tuesday where far-reaching decisions were made and nothing was said that we were going to impound their vehicles.”
Kazeem explained that the FRSC did not have powers to impound
He further said that what the commission could do was to only highlight dangers of
Reports had it that the Corps had tasked the group on prompt removal
Kazeem quoted the Corps Marshal,
“Dangote to provide details of any driver who commits traffic infraction to FRSC for subjection to Emotional Stability Test
“The Company to provide details of any driver who runs away after a crash to FRSC for flagging on the database so as to track such drivers.
“Foreign number plates on the company’s trucks to be replaced with Nigeria Number Plates before December 31.”