The Edo Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has deployed 470 personnel and 1000 Special marshals to various routes in the State to ensure accident free Easter celebration.
The state FRSC Sector Commander, Mr Samuel Odukoya disclosed this on Friday in Benin, while flagging off a special public enlightenment campaign to sensitise motorists on the need to drive with care during the period and beyond.
Odukoya said that the command had also taken measures to ensure free flow of traffic in the various routes across the State especially, on the ever busy Benin/Lagos route.
According to him, the state in recent times had witnessed decrease in road traffic accident stressing that there was need to sustain the achievements as well as improve on the record.
He, therefore, called on motorists to ensure that they adhere strictly to all traffic rules and regulations while driving.
The Commander appealed to the drivers to avoid drinking alcohol before or while driving, and also ensure they were in stable emotional, physical and psychological health.
He also advised motorists to ensure that their wipers were functional especially now that the raining season has set in, and avoid over speeding and over loading as well as ensure that they use seat belt. (NAN)