Ramadan: FRSC caution motorists against driving under fatigue



 The Ogun Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned motorists, especially muslims, against driving fatigue in order stem road traffic crashes.Mr Ahmed Umar, the State Sector Commander of FRSC, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Thursday in Ota, Ogun.Umar said the caution became necessary for muslim motorists Ramadan so as minimise accidents this period.The sector commander described fatigue as one of the factors contributing crashes the

highway.“Drivers driving fatigue were likely be involved in accident than drivers who are stressed off and also drive fatigue.“While fatigue set in, the driver should not force himself continue such journey because it is risky,

but he should take a rest,” he said.The FRSC enjoined motorists long journeys avoid driving fatigue to unnecessary loss of lives and property.He said that it was recommended for a driver have a rest of between 20 minutes to 25 minutes while embarking continuous journey of four hours to five hours.Umar urged motorists to obey all traffic rules and regulations to reduce accident cases the Ramadan period. (NAN)