FRSC warns commercial drivers against night journeys during ember months

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday warned drivers, especially commercial drivers, against night journeys due to its grievous consequences, if anything goes wrong.

The FRSC Commander for Ozalla Unit Command in Enugu State, Mr Austin Ekele, gave the advice while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu.

Ekele was speaking on the sidelines of the “Ember months’ rush,’’ during which most commercial bus drivers used to exploit, to make more money.

He noted that when a vehicle develops a fault or an accident occurs, it would be difficult to get immediate help to rescue the situation, unlike the quick response that could be available during the day time.

The unit commander emphasised that there should be no compromise on the use of quality tyres, saying that the lifespan of any tyre was four years, whether in use or not.

“So, drivers, especially…



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