FRSC Harps On Vehicle Maintenance As The Rains Begin

The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC has appealed to motorists to always ensure that their Vehicles are in good conditions as the rains begin.

The FCT Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Samuel Ochi made the plea while speaking with news men in Abuja.

Mr Ochi stressed that drivers should know that the road would be slippery during the rainy season hence must maintain normal speed limit to avoid accidents.

He also urged motorists to ensure their Wipers, Brakes, Break lights, headlamps and indicators were in order before plying the road.

The Sector Commander emphasized the need for commercial drivers to always undergo medical and eye tests for safety while driving.

According to Mr Samuel Ochi, statistics have shown that over Seventy Percent of Commercial Drivers have Eye challenges.

He also urged Transport Union leaders to educate their members on the dangers of night journey to check road accidents and safety of passengers.

He therefore solicited the support of road users as personnel are on the highway to enforce traffic rules and check the excesses of motorists.

Kayode Oyedare/Abuja

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