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Mobile Courts: Lagos NURTW Warns Drivers


Lagos State Council of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has urged commercial drivers to always comply with traffic laws to avoid being charged before the Mobile Courts.

The government last week inaugurated the Special Offences (mobile court) to deal with cases of traffic and environmental abuses. The court to be manned by qualified magistrates will summarily try such cases.

Offences like commercial motorcyclists driving against traffic, refusal to obey traffic signs, commercial bus drivers (Danfo) who operate on motion with their open etc will be tried by mobile court.

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The union chairman, Tajudeen Agbede urged commercial drivers, Okada riders and Keke Marwaoperators to be wary of prosecution, adding: “We have been telling our members to always obey the laws. Conductors should always make sure that the door of the bus is closed whenever the vehicle is on motion.

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