The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has revealed they will be conducting psychiatric test for drivers in Nigeria.
According to a statement by FRSC, the psychiatric test will commence from July 1st, 2017 adding that any driver that fails the psychiatric test will have his drivers license revoked.
FRSC Corps Marshal; Dr Boboye Oyeyemi.
The psychiatric test will help deter the Use of Phones While Driving, Route Violation, Traffic Light Violation and Dangerous Driving as well as Overloading.
The statement reads; “Arising from observed aggravating crashes and disobedience to road traffic laws and regulation, beginning from 1 July,  2017, the following life-threatening offences shall be viewed more seriously and offenders caught subjected to psychiatric examination to determine their mental wellness:
(1) Use of Phone While Driving
(2) Route Violation
(3) Traffic Light Violation and
(4) Dangerous Driving as well as Overloading
“Such offenders shall have their driver’s licenses withdrawn pending confirmation of their sanity or otherwise.  In addition, such persons shall bear the full cost of such consultation,  which shall be at a recognised public medical facility.
“This nation can no longer watch the lives and property of its citizens wasted by a few nonconformists on the highways. ‎

“FRSC cares,  you must also care because together we must make this nation greater. Play your part
“Forward this message to all your contacts on social media till it sinks into the ears of the erring drivers.
“You can reach FRSC through a toll free number 122 and ‎”
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