FRSC, Dangote Group Strike Deal On Non-Movement Of Trucks At Night, See Why

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Dangote Group have reached an agreement that forbids trucks belonging to the company from plying the country’s roads and highways from 7pm to 7am daily.

The Corps’ Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, said this in a statement recently.

Kazeem said the agreement was reached in a bid to curb the high rate of road crashes involving articulated vehicles.

Federal Road Safety Corps urged the Dangote Group to prioritise the training, retraining, and certification of drivers.

“There is need for the company to be strict in its recruitment process for drivers; requirements such as age for both entry and retirement should be made a priority issue to avoid under age driving and maintain a fixed age for retirement,” Kazeem said.

HSENations understands FRSC and Dangote Group are to commence a joint effort to ensure that all abandoned or broken down Dangote Trucks are towed within the next 30 days which commenced 18th September to 17 October, 2019.

Head of the Dangote group delegation, Juan Carlos Rincom, promised that the group will comply with all the agreements reached at the meeting.

 

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