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Speed Limit Violation Is The Major Causes Of Accident, FRSC Laments As 23 Lives Was Loss In Delta


As reported by Federal Road Safety, no fewer than 23 victims died in 40 Road traffic crashes between May and July in Delta

And on Thursday another road accidents claim 23 lives in Delta

Mr. Patrick Okoyeocha, the FRSC Sector Commander in the state told the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) on Thursday in Asaba that 293 persons were involved in the crashes

According to Mr. Patrick, 270 out of the 293 sustained varying degrees of injuries from the crashes while the rest lost their lives

Mr. Patrick state "speeding is the major cause of road accident in the state"

"The Command has fought and is fighting relentlessly against reckless driving in the state to prevent loss of lives

Mr. Patrick Okoyeocha explains that;

" Investigation by the command showed that most of the crashes were due to human factors such as alcoholism, inexperience, peer influence, and speed limit violation on the expressway.

"The corps has initiated a strategy which includes public education, enforcement of traffic rules and regulations as well as the use of mobile courts to prosecute traffic offenders to serve aa s deterrent".

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Command FRSC Federal Road Safety News Agency Patrick Okoyeocha

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