The Unit Commander of FRSC in Ore, Mr Olusegun Aladenika, recently disclosed that the agency has deployed some of its personnel to help keep a healthy traffic flow on the busy Ore-Benin expressway during this festive period. According to press reports, 80 personnel of the FRSC has been deployed to monitor the busy road while 3 patrol vehicles, as well as one ambulance, has been assigned to the road for the same purpose.
FRSC has reportedly deployed 80 personnel to help keep a healthy traffic flow on Ore-Benin expressway during this festive period
Going by the official statements of Mr Olusegun Aladenika, the 80 FRSC personnel have been strategically deployed to this busy road to help curb the usual increase in cases of crashes that occurs during festive periods. Similarly, he said that they have also been stationed on the road to also hunt for motorists that perpetually commit of the below traffic crimes:
- Usage of mobile phones while driving
- Usage of expired car tyres
- Overloading of passengers and goods
- Driving against specified traffic direction
Apart from the above explanations, Mr Olusegun Aladenika also stressed that the patrol vehicles and deployed personnel will help to maintain free traffic flow during this festive period. He specifically warned Nigerian motorists plying the Ore-Benin expressway not to drive against traffic except they are instructed to do so in areas where there is ongoing road construction works.
And speaking of the FRSC’s effort to ensure free-flowing traffic during this festive period, it is worth mentioning that the agency recently disclosed some of its new plans on national TV.
Below is a recent press report video showing the Lagos-Ibadan FRSC boss revealing some of the agency’s plan to prevent crashes during this year’s festive period.
Analysis: Preparedness of FRSC In Preventing Road Traffic, Crashes During Festive Season