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FRSC to impound, prosecute users of unworthy heavy duty trucks, articulated vehicles in Jos



The Plateau Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it would impound and prosecute users of unworthy heavy duty trucks and articulated vehicles within Jos metropolis.

The command disclosed this in a statement signed by Route Commander Andrew Bala, its Public Education Officer, on Tuesday in Jos.

It expreesd worry over the rampant and incessant crashes and breakdown of heavy duty trucks and articulated vehicles within the Jos metropolis.

“Crash investigation and analysis has shown that most of these crashes and breakdowns are as a result of break failure and mechanical deficient vehicles.

“It is in this light that the command is admonishing all owners of heavy duty trucks, articulated and dysfunctional vehicles to carry out routine checks and repairs on their vehicles.

“Very soon, the command will carry out a special patrol to wipe out and prosecute offenders of unworthy vehicles within the Jos metropolis and environs that ply the highways,” the statement said.

The command advised motorists to keep enough following distance as they sighted heavy duty trucks or articulated vehicles on the highway to allow for safe manoeuvering in case of any mishap.

It said that the task of ensuring safety on the highway is a shared responsibility.

It appealed to all road users to keep in mind and obey all traffic rules and regulations as anyone found wanting would be sanctioned accordingly.

Edited by: Olawunmi Ashafa and Abdullahi Yusuf

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