FRSC debunks use of POS by personnel for payment of fines

FRSC debunks use of POS by personnel for payment of fines

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC has said that it does not use nor permit the use of Point of Sale, POS machines nor receive payment for fines for traffic offences on patrol points.


This was contained in a statement signed and made available by the Corps Spokesperson, Bisi Kazeem, on Thursday.


FRSC explained that rather, it made use of a digitalized E-ticketing device to enhance the ease of doing business.




“As an ISO-certified organization with global recognition for a lead role in road safety administration and traffic management; the Corps has over the years developed transformational initiatives focused on People, Processes, and Technology. This development is strategic to the introduction of technology into its operations to fade out the use of booking sheet; which is a manual way of recording traffic offenders’ information and replace it with a digital booking device.


“In addition to the above and for better clarification on this technology; the Corps wishes to let the public know that the E-Tablet is a three-in-one android device that was brought into the operational front in compliance with global best practices on electronic ticketing.



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“The introduction of the device targets improving robust data collection and speeding up on-the-spot synchronization of traffic offenders’ information into the national database. The device is a one-stop shop for verification of the national driver’s license; the vehicle number plate as well as other FRSC products and services.



“The Acting Corps Marshal, Dauda Biu, is by this medium; reiterating that the motoring public should note that the Corps does not use POS machines; but a digitalized E-ticketing device which at the moment enhances ease of doing business.”

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