Written By Dedeigbo Ayodeji
Posted By Admin
Ahead of the February 14th Valentine Day Celebration, the Lagos Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide has caution motorists to avoid drinking or distracted driving.
In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the FRSC Public Education Officer, Route Commander Olabisi Sonusi stated that, “The Federal Road Safety Corps Lagos Sector Command has reminded motorists that February 14th of every year is a day to share love and celebrate and should not be turned to day of mourning.”
According to Sonusi, “The Sector Commander FRSC Lagos Sector Command Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide stated this over the weekend that citizens who desire to celebrate on that day must ensure that whoever is driving the vehicle stays away from Alcoholic drink to avoid not becoming victims of road traffic crash due to drunk driving or overspeeding.”
“He reiterated that distracted driving is one of the dangerous activities engaged in by motorists on the day hence the need to adopt defensive driving for safe trips back to their destinations.
“He reminded motorists that FRSC men will be deployed at strategic locations throughout the state to curb any infractions to traffic rules and regulations.
The men, he noted will be with breathalyzers to test motorists in order to detect those who drive under influence of alcohol and get them arrested accordingly.”
He finally admonished motorists to avoid drunk and distracted driving and wish everyone a crash free celebration.