The Sector Commander, Federal Street Security Corps, Kano State Command, Zubairu Mato, says the corps arrested 11,557 suspected site visitors offenders in 2022.
He instructed the Information Company of Nigeria on Friday in Kano that these arrested dedicated 13,718 offences.
The sector commander listed the offences to incorporate failure to provide a driver’s licence, overloading, exceeding the velocity restrict and failure to have registered quantity plates.
“From December 2022 thus far, the FRSC has additionally arrested 8,700 bikes and automobiles which should not have registered plate numbers.
“The FRSC additionally impounded 11,312 automobiles final yr,” he mentioned.
In keeping with him, in 2021, 300 highway accidents have been recorded within the state whereas in 2022, the determine decreased to 226.
The sector commander mentioned the variety of victims rescued from accident scenes elevated in 2022, as 489 have been rescued in 2021, whereas in 2022, 845 have been rescued.
“The variety of folks killed in 2021 is 273, whereas in 2022, the quantity stood at 215; the variety of these injured in 2021 is 1,689, whereas that of 2022 is 1,035.
“The variety of these concerned in highway accidents in 2021 is 2,451 whereas in 2022, the quantity decreased to 1,805,” he mentioned.
Mato mentioned that the command performed early morning patrols at motor parks to coach drivers on the significance of obeying site visitors guidelines and rules.
“FRSC Kano State Command has additionally visited non secular locations to encourage them to imbibe site visitors guidelines and rules,” he mentioned.
In keeping with him, the variety of cell courts within the state is 52.
He mentioned the cell courts convicted 1,606 offenders and acquitted 225.
He urged mother and father to cease their underage from driving, describing it as harmful.
Mato expressed satisfaction on the position of media professionals in public enlightenment and sought their continued cooperation in enlightening the general public on highway security.