The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has warned that reckless drivers who get involved in road crashes during the Yuletide season will remain in prison custody till January 15, 2019.
The Commander, Zone 5, FRSC, Kehinde Adeleye, gave the warning in Benin,during the launching of Guinness Nigeria Plc and the Corps’ “ember months” campaign, with the theme, “Responsible drinking.”
Adeleye also warned that vehicles involved in such road crashes within the period will not be released till January 15, 2019.
The Road Safety Commander who lamented the high rate of road crashes, noted that 45 percent of road accidents were caused by drunkenness.
He also stated that drivers of articulated vehicles, especially tippers, had been responsible for several accidents, noting that the Zone was on the trail of tipper drivers for their involvement in road crashes in the zone.