Accident: Peace Transport Owner Vows to Sack, Prosecute Reckless Drivers


By Christopher Isiguzo

Irked by two major accidents involving his buses which claimed 22 lives in Abia and Bayelsa states, the management of Peace Mass Transit (PMT) on Saturday threatened to henceforth sack and prosecute any driver that consumes alcohol while driving on the roads.

The company reeled out other disciplinary as well as precautionary measures against drivers to checkmate the increasing spate of road traffic accidents on the nation’s highways involving their buses.

Onyishi said during the national press conference cum lunch of its defensive driving campaign against the backdrop of recent accidents involving the company’s buses that he would not tolerate any form of recklessness on the part of the drivers.

Maduka disclosed that the company had concluded plans to carry out
alcoholic test for drivers of Peace Mass Transit on the roads,
stating that any driver on the raod that tests positive to alcohol would be sacked and handed over to the police for prosecution.