Don’t kill yourself trying to stop speeding vehicles, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) cautions officials.
FRSC said that many Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) operatives had been killed doing that.
The Government Agency noted that its officials were not trained to enforce the law forcefully on erring motorists.
Instead, FRSC advised them to use their phones to snap down the erring motorist number plates for proper arrest later.
It said most drivers plying the Benin-Ore Expressway flout traffic rules and avoid FRSC routine checks.
In a move to ensure the safety of its Officials while performing their duty on the highway, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned its operatives against jumping on roads or moving vehicles to stop erring motorists.
According to Sikiru Alonge, the commander of Ore Unit, many Federal Road Safety Corps officials have been killed doing that, adding that “an operative must not use his/her body to wedge speeding vehicles”
While noting that the corps high command did not train them to enforce the law forcefully on erring motorists, he advised that :
“Rather use their phones or jotters to snap or write down the erring motorist number plates for proper arrest later,”
Mr Alonge further stated that operatives must always imbibe professionalism and safety in the discharge of their duty.
“Operatives must always ensure safety at all times in order not to record casualties and loss of lives occasioned by accidents,’’ Mr Alonge said.
According to the FRSC commander, most drivers plying the Benin-Ore Expressway flout traffic rules and avoid FRSC routine checks.
He advised motorists plying the Ore-Benin expressway to obey all traffic rules and regulations as the law would catch up with any erring motorist.