FRSC arrests 1,460 drivers in Lagos –


COVID-19: FRSC arrests 396 vehicles for violating social distancing

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos State Sector Command, said it impounded 1,460 vehicles for violating COVID-19 guidelines against overloading in the state between April and June.

The Sector Commander, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, disclosed this to the Newsmen in Lagos on Monday.

Ogungbemide said the command had started the tour of motor parks in the state to monitor and sensitise transport operators to enhance adherence to COVID-19 public transport guidelines.

“We have been able to clamp down on 576 drivers in Lagos for overloading of vehicles with passengers and goods.

“We also arrested 827 drivers for overloading their vehicles with passengers against COVID-19 protocols.

“In all, we have arrested a total of 1,460 between April and June for overloading.

“Road users should know that FRSC will not condone anything that will enhance the spread of COVID-19 pandemic through land transport that happens to be under the purview of the corps.

“We are not going to…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper