FRSC Set To Launch Traffic Radio Station – The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday, reported that it had finished up plans for the starting of its “Traffic Radio Station” to help traffic direction in the nation.
Public Education Officer of the corps, Mr Bisi Kazeem, disclosed to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the station would begin tasks before March ending in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Kazeem said that all obtainment forms for the station had been decided, including that essential machineries had been arranged & that preparation of work force for the activity is on his way.
He said that the Presidency’s endorsement of the broadcast permit, which was granted to the corps by National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in 2018, rush readiness for start-up of the station.
“The station promises to be target-driven,’’ he stated, clarifying that its essential intention was to connect with a more extensive people on safe driving through awareness programs.
As per Kazeem, the station is focused at making a safety awake era of road users & it is likewise charged to brief the general population about continuous traffic circumstances on the streets.
He said that the station would supplement existing procedures set-up towards accident decrease & more secure roads for all.
The representative said that the broadcast from the station would cover FCT & neighborhood, including that applications that could be utilized to tune in to the radio transmission anyplace on the planet would be created.
“When the station takes off, it is expected to broadcast in five languages – English, Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa and Pidgin.’’
He reaffirmed that the corps had set up capacity to control offenses by drivers & other street users.
Kazeem said that the measures comprises of the creation of “Cobra Operation” which frowned at violations as unsafe driving, utilization of telephone while driving, light offense, safety belt offense & path offense.
He emphasized that piece of punishments of traffic guilty parties was emotional & balance test in a governemnt possessed clinic before paying the fine for the offense committed.
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