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2143 Drivers To Undergo Mental Tests For Various Driving Offences. 

The Federal Road Safety Corps on Thursday said it had in the last three months referred 2 ,143 drivers to specialist hospitals to ascertain their mental health status .

It said the motorists were among 2 ,360 arrested for various traffic offences in Abuja as part of its Operation Cobra ,  an initiative for the arrest and prosecution of motorists found to have violated traffic rules towards restoring sanity to the nation ’s highways .

The Corps Marshal, FRSC , Mr . Boboye Oyeyemi , gave the figures in Lagos on Thursday at a press briefing to mark the beginning of the 10 th ‘Don ’t Drink and Drive Campaign ’ co – sponsored by the Nigerian Brewery Plc to improve road safety nationwide .

Oyeyemi , who spoke through the Corps’ Public Education Officer, Mr . Bisi Kazeem , also said between February 1 , 2017 and September 20 , 2017 , 66 ,774 vehicles were found to have speed – limiting devices out of 165 ,040 commercial vehicles stopped by the FRSC patrol teams for routine checks , translating to 40 .5 per cent compliance .

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Updated: September 29, 2017 — 12:07 pm

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