The commission said commercial vehicle drivers are the worst.
The South-South Zonal Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC) has said that more than 60 per cent of motorists in Port Harcourt are recalcitrant to traffic rules and regulations.
Yakubu Attah, Zonal Commanding Officer, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
Mr. Attah said that the attitude of the motorists in the area was inimical to road safety measures.
“Their attitude to traffic rules is very negative; I will say that over 60 percent of the drivers are recalcitrant and it gives us a lot of concern, especially within Port Harcourt metropolis. They are aggressive, they are not law abiding.
“If you consider the commercial traffic operators, they are the worst. They overload their vehicles; they carry two in front; four behind and when you go to the outskirts, it is also more worrisome because they have more than eight passengers because the vehicles don’t have good documentation.
“So, I want to seize this opportunity to appeal to the state Revenue Board to clamp down on them because government is losing revenue.”
He said that the non-adherence to traffic rules and regulations by the motorists had continued to put the lives of innocent members of public in danger.
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