FRSC announces when suspension of traffic rules enforcement will end


The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has said its suspension of booking of traffic offenders over Fire Extinguisher Violation (FEV), Caution Sign Violation (CSV) and Light Sign Violation (LSV) will end on Sunday.

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The clarification followed rumour that the FRSC has directed its staff to stop booking apprehended traffic offenders for FEV, CSV and LSV completely.

But in a statement, the Head Media Relations and Strategy of the FRSC, Mr. Bisi Kazeem issued on Monday, the road traffic agency said the directive to its staff to stop booking apprehended traffic offenders for FEV, CSV and LSV, was to ease traffic congestion during yuletide.

Kazeem explained that the offences are secondary and the suspension of the rules enforcement was for a month, adding it all started on December 16, 2016, and scheduled to end on January 15.

The statement read in part, “The suspension was therefore part of the activities and directives to Commands of the FRSC to ensure non-impediment to the free flow of traffic with the anticipated high vehicular movements,” the circular stated.

“For the avoidance of doubt, these offences are secondary offences that would be booked alongside primary infractions.”

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