Road Safety: Lagos To Employ Technology For Road Compliance

The Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has revealed that it will employ the use of technology to enforce compliance and safety on Lagos roads.

The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Salaam, made this known at a press briefing with newsmen at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, Lagos.

Salaam, who said the theme of this year’s event is “Employing Technology to enhance compliance and Safety on Lagos roads” declared that this year’s safety campaign week is aimed among other things to educate on new mode of enforcement in the state, the importance of pre-registration, the establishment of computerised vehicle Inspection service(LACVIS) centres.

Other aims of the program include education on the service of accidents investigation unit, AIU, the economic and social importance of vehicle maintenance, the enlightenment of drivers and owners on how and where to obtain their vehicle particulars as well as the danger of obtaining forged/fake documents.

The Permanent Secretary said this is in line with the objectives of the present administration which is to make traffic Management and transportation one of its cardinal focus.

“The state government has in so doing decided the deployment of technology in line with world best practices.

“As you are all aware that the first cardinal objective of this administration is traffic management and transportation, which is in line with the theme in other to achieve his goa. , Today, therefore, marks another streamlined effort of His Excellency, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to ensure the safety of lives and properties of the citizens of the state, which has been the hallmark of his administration since he assumed office”, he said.

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