Sunday, 6 September 2015

Lagos state bans trailers on the roads between the hours of 6 am to 9 pm.

Ojuelegba tragedy
After the terrible accident at Ojuelegba were a trailer fell from a bridge onto cars below killing some people,the Lagos state government have finally had enough of these trailer accidents in Lagos.So the Lagos State Government today announced that trailers and
articulated vehicles are no longer allowed to ply the city between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. to prevent accidents following the fatal one that occurred on September 2nd.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Oluseyi Whenu, disclosed this at a meeting in Lagos with the leadership of the various transport unions in the State. He explained that the restriction was to ensure strict enforcement of the Road Traffic Law, which, according to him, was often violated by the trailer drivers. He said the government would henceforth go tough on any trailer that contravenes the law.


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