Human attitudes, drunkenness, responsible for road crashes – FRSC

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Jethro Ibileke/Benin

Drunkenness and attitudes​ of motorists, passengers and pedestrians have been fingered as main factors that determine whether a road crash will occur not.

The Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zone 5, Assistant Corps Marshal, Kehinde Adeleye, said this on Monday at the flagging-off of the 2017 ’ember months’ campaign sponsored by Guinness Nigeria Plc, in Benin, Edo state.

He disclosed that alcohol-related road traffic crashes had remained a major issue in Nigeria, hence the corps’ mandate to organize sensitization programmes of which this is one to educate motorists of the dangers of drunk driving which is manifest in speed violation hence resulting in crashes on the highway

“Road traffic crashes don’t just happen, they are caused. The human factor of which excessive alcohol is one, has been identified as a major…

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