In order to curtail recurring autocrash the police command in Ekiti state said it would take a decisive step against improper and reckless driving happening in the state.
The Commissioner of Police CP Moronkeji Adesina in a press release on Thursday signed by the Police public relations officer PPRO DSP Sunday Abutu stated
“In fact, hardly a day goes by without the report of a road traffic crash resulting to loss of lives/or permanent disability. An analysis of this data shows that the main causes of these road accidents are speed violation, wrongful overtaking, light/sign violation, dangerous driving, tyres bursting, bad vehicle/motor maintenance culture, lack of proper driving education, driving under influence, overloading and fatigue.
“In view of this, the Command shall emplace tougher control measures to check improper and reckless driving”
The police enjoined members of the public, especially motorists/motorcycle riders ” to avoid reckless driving, over speeding, driving against traffic lights/signs, one way driving, driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs and other traffic offences to avoid arrest and prosecution”
The command which promised to continue to prioritize the safety of lives and properties of the good people of Ekiti State state, citizens advised the people to be acquainted with the traffic rules and strictly abide by them to avoid any untoward incident.