Driving against traffic, major challenge on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway – FRSC



The Itori Unit of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, has identified driving against as a major challenge confronting personnel on Lagos- Expressway.

The Itori Unit Commander, Mr Shamaki Yerima, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ota.

According to Yerima, these incessant cases of driving against and flouting of regulations by drivers, especially at the Itori axis has become worrisome for the .

He said that there was a need to check the myriad of driving against to ensure the safety of lives and property area.

“There is the need for drivers to change their orientation about the use of road so that the highway could be safer for other motoring public.

“Until drivers change their wrong way of using the , there will always be continuous effects which sometimes lead to loss of lives,’’ he said.

Yerima noted that the fact that some portions of the were bad did not grant motorists the liberty to break traffic regulations.

He enjoined them to change their attitudinal behaviours in order to minimise crashes on the highway.

The Unit Commander, however, said that the FRSC personnel had been deployed to areas where motorists were fond of driving against traffic.

He added that erring drivers would be arrested and prosecuted with stiffer punishment. (NAN)