Mr Kayode Opeifa, the Commissioner for Transportation, made this known in his Alausa office on Friday.
He said that the observance of the Horn Free Day is expected to reduce noise pollution from the use of the horn, also to improve road courtesy, improve lane discipline and draw motorists’ attention to the importance of road discipline and mutual respect for other road users.
The commissioner further stated that Governor Fashola has instructed road users in Lagos State to observe a Horn Free Day, which is designed to complement the on-going efforts by the Lagos State Government in the provision and upgrading of traffic infrastructure across the State.
The events lined up towards the Horn Free Day, would involve active engagement of radio and television stations in generating conversation challenging road users to observe a Horn Free Day. It would also include endorsement by relevant stakeholders, as well as ember months campaign by the Vehicle Inspection Service to advocate, educate and enlighten road users on road safety.
Mr Opeifa also admonished all motorists, Lagosians and the general public to espouse the State Government policy by adhering to the Horn Free Day exercise.