8,592 traffic offenders were arrested across the country for committing 179,165 offences, from the month of April to June, 2023.
The Corps Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem disclosed this on Monday in a press statement.
He said also that 210,404 road traffic offenders were stopped while 45,335 cautioned against all manner of non compliance with traffic regulations.
According to him, “Pursuant to its commitment towards making the highways safe, the Federal Road Safety Corps has within the second quarter of the year covering the period from April to June 2023, apprehended a total of 8,592 traffic offenders for committing 179,165 offences.
“In the same period, 64,544 drivers were educated, 5,431 motor park rallies conducted and the Corps organised 1,950 Community Visits to consolidate on existing enlightenment campaigns.
“In addition, 210,404 road traffic offenders were stopped while 45,335 cautioned against all manner of non compliance with traffic regulations.
“In the same period, the Corps intensified it’s enlightenment and sensitisation campaigns by conducting 286 television and 2,431 Radio Programmes to reach the mass population of the motoring public.”
The Corps Marshal, Dauda Ali Biu while reacting to the data, called on the motoring public to always heed to established traffic regulations and avoid all behaviours that could trigger crashes on the roads.