- The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has begun an alcohol test for all Lagos drivers
- The FRSC said that the test will run from Sunday, December 15 to Thursday, December 19
- The Corps said that the exercise is to ensure the safety of residents, commuters and pedestrians especially along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway
In a bid to ensure the safety of pedestrians and commuters along Lagos-Ibadan expressway, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has begun an alcohol test for drivers in the state.
This was revealed by the public examination officer of the corporation, Bisi Kazeem, on Sunday, December 29, Channels TV reports.
Kazeem said that the exercise which kicked off on Sunday, December 15, will be concluded on Thursday, December 19.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that FRSC had restated its plans to begin nationwide enforcement of the new drivers’ licence and plate numbers on Wednesday, October 2.
FRSC's Osun sector commander, Peter Oke, disclosed this on Wednesday, September 25, in an interview with journalists in Osogbo.
Oke said the Osun command had marshal out strategies to ensure full enforcement of the law across the state.
“We have established a synergy with the state internal revenue service to sensitise the public on the clampdown ahead of the October 2 deadline.
“Awareness campaigns are being carried out by the command to inform and educate the public on the enforcement plans,” he said.
The sector commander said that the portal for issuance of drivers’ licence and number plates for applicants would now be at the Motor Licensing Authority (MLA) department of the state.
“The command’s enforcement in the state has improved towards the ember months’ campaign,” he said.
He said that sensitisation programmes are ongoing both on radio and television stations across the state to further enlighten residents of the enforcement plans.
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