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Marshal Beware

Along Lagos Ibadan Express road, an FRSC marshal  pulled a car over and told the man driving that he was going over 150km/ in a 100km/h zone. “I was only going 90!” the driver protested. “Not according to my radar,” the marshal replied. “Yes, I was!” the man shouted back. “No you weren’t!” the marshal said, starting to get annoyed. With that, ...

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ALL PASSENGERS TO WEAR SEATBELT -FRSC

By: DOROTHY NUEJE       All passengers in moving commercial vehicles will soon be mandated to wear seat belts, the federal Road safety Commission(FRSC) has revealed.   Addressing journalists at the commission’s speed limiter sensitization campaign held last week at the nation’s capital, Abuja, the FCT Sector Commander, Susan Ajenge, frowned at situation in which only driver and front ...

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Photospeaks

ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN!!!  This is Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, still under construction. At certain points, vehicles have to share one way. And there are “NO OVERTAKING” signs forbidden any form of overtaking at such points. But driver of this overtaking vehicle decided to disregard the rule and got face-to-face with on-coming vehicles. An accident almost occurred. He was lucky. Next time he might not. ...

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Lagos Introduces Internet-Enabled Buses

    Lagos State Government in conjunction with LAGBUS Asset Management Limited has moved Lagos bus transportation project to another level by introducing air-conditioned buses equipped with WIFI, which enables passengers to browse internet while on board. Operations of the buses, numbering 100, was flagged off last week by the Lagos State governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola.    In his address ...

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VEHICLE REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

…Approved Centres For Number Plates       S/N STATE LOCATION 1 ABIA BIR Zonal Office, 5 Bende Road, Umuahia 2 ADAMAWA BIR Office, Yola North 3 AKWA IBOM BIROfficeState Secretariat, Uyo 4 ANAMBRA Motor Licensing Office, Npaje Awka 5 BAUCHI BIR Office, Jos Road, Bauchi 6 BAYELSA MLA Yenagoa: Obele street, Ovom, Yenagoa MLA Kpansia: Inec Junction, Kpansia, Yenagoa ...

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Mother, Two Children Escape Death At Ado Ekiti

…As Amateur Driver Rolls  SUV Into Shop By: FRANK ABOYEDE What would have become a bloody tragedy was averted at Ado-Ekiti yesterday(Monday), when three children and their mother escaped being crushed to death by a Sports Utility Vehicle, which accidentally drove into a wooden shop, after its driver lost control. According to an eye-witness account, the Isuzu Rodeo SUV car, black, ...

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Mercedes-Benz Weidest Car Ever

By: DOROTHY NEJE Of all Mercedes exhibited cars at the recently concluded Detroit Motor Show, none caught as much attention as  its F015 Luxury Motion, a supposed car of the future, a weird-looking thing, looking so much out-of-this world that even many who did not visit the show but only viewed its pictures online made some of the weirdest comments ...

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Toyota Presents World’s First Ticklish Car

BY: MATILDA FRANCES To support this year’s red nose day, Toyota has unveiled in England a car that tickles. The car, ToyotaYaris, which reacts when touched on its tender spots, has commenced a tour across the country with the aim of raising laughter and indeed cash for the annual red nose day. As an official Red Nose Day Partner, Toyota ...

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Exciting Season is Here

Once again, exciting season is here. Time to take you through thrilling trips round the world of motoring. No ticket is required. Just get on board Motoring World online and be spoilt with motoring news, humours, maintenance tips and exclusive features and stories about motoring people, places and events. Get ready to laugh and “whaoh“. You are almost there. Simply ...

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