Recall that, few weeks back, the Corp Marshal of the Federal Road Safety had brought to the notice of the general public the decision to ban rickety vehicles from plying the roads while stressing that they are the Major cause of road accidents, traffic obstruction and problems on the road. The Corp Marshal also said that any vehicle found old and broken down, will be impounded and the owners would have to come and pay a fine of#100,000 to toll the vehicle.
The Federal Road Safety Corps,in Anambra State has challenged all vehicle owners to produce a tangible of road worthiness from VIO to certify that a vehicle is road worthy before it can be released. And also any impounded vehicle will not be released until a tangible proof from the mechanic indicating that the vehicle will undego repair, or the owners will forfeit the vehicle.
The FRSC boss outlined examples of rickety vehicles that are liable to be banned or impounded,such as, absence of headlamp and rear light, worn out tires, broken windscreen, and othe delapitated conditions of the vehicle including mechanical deficiency, number plate violation, not visible to other users or the use of stainless plates.
He further added that it is also an offense for motorcycle and tricycle operators to put a trailer type of horn on their tricycle, defaulters will have their cycles impounded and made to pay fine.
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