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Coronavirus: FRSC caution commuters against overloading

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Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)  has cautioned drivers against overloading their vehicles with passengers to avoid the spread of coronavirus. 

The  Corps admonished all drivers of vehicles to carry only one person at the front and not more than three in a row  of the vehicles, adding that motorcycle riders should carry only one person at a time so that occupants will be able to guard themselves and watch out for symptoms as they commute to their destinations.

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According to Bisi Kazeem, FRSC Public Education Officer, the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi gave the advice following the need to curtail the spread of the global epidemic through avoidable overloading of vehicles with persons, no matter the urgency of the trip.

 He said, it’s better to be late on,  “your trip than to indulge in unhealthy acts that will lead to contracting or spreading the virus as the world has already had enough of the pandemic. ” 

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“Motorists who notice any strange type of flu to consider the welfare of others and stay back, notify the family and loved ones of the development, and report himself or herself for medical examination.”

While he gave the foregoing advice and warned against, “the Corps Marshal enjoined all motorists and road users to continually observe all traffic rules and regulations.”

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The spokesperson advised all motorists to adopt the safety tips that the Federal Ministry of Health has given and further stated that with the right attitude, the world will overcome this deadly pandemic in no distant time.

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