Road Safety

FRSC Conducts Psychiatric Test on Traffic Offenders

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Edo says it will soon commence an Emotional Psychological Evaluation (EPE) for all traffic offenders in the state. The state Sector Commander, Mr Anthony Oko, made this known during the flag-off of the Ember Months Safety Campaign in Auchi, Edo, on Friday. Oko said any driver who contravened traffic laws would be arrested ...

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Nigeria Steps Up Road Safety, Joins UN Road Safety Conventions

ROTIMI ASHER Nigeria, under President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, recently recorded a historical landmark, as the nation became a signatory to the United Nations (UN) Conventions on Road safety. As announced recently in a media release posted on the website of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the nation acceded to all the six priorities United Nations (UN) Conventions. ...

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Hazard Perception Test Isn’t Fit For Purpose – Research

New research from LV= General Insurance, the UK’s third largest car insurer, has found that over half (53%*) of newly qualified drivers – almost two million people – say the current hazard perception test is out of date and is in need of modernization. The current test contains hazards such as cyclists, cars turning ahead and horse riders, but new drivers ...

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FRSC Board To Reward Hard Working Staff

In its renewed commitment to rewarding hardworking and diligent staff for enhanced productivity and discipline in the Corps, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Board is setting in motion necessary machinery for review of the FRSC Regulations on Maintenance of Discipline in order to ensure that reward takes precedence over punishment in the new provisions. This was disclosed by the ...

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Eid-El Karib: FRSC to Cover 45 Corridors

…Deploys Radar Guns, Breathalyzers, 35,000 personnel As part of strategies put in place by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to trend down road traffic crashes, the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has directed the Corps’ Operatives (Regular and Special Marshals) to effectively cover 45 Corridors during the Eid-El Kabir special Patrol which is expected to commence from 17 to ...

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FRSC Restates Commitment to Improved Service Delivery in Driver’s Licence

Concerned with the need for improved efficiency in the production and distribution of the National Driver’s Licence (NDL), the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has directed heads of Sector Driver’s Licence Centres across the country to follow due process in their operations. He gave the directive on Wednesday while declaring open a one ...

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Why You Should Not Take That Selfie While Driving

Every text, emoji and selfie that captures your attention limits your awareness while driving, putting you and those around you in unnecessary danger. Using a phone while driving slows reaction times (notably braking reaction time, but also reaction to traffic signals), makes it difficult to keep in the correct lane, and to keep the correct following distances. The hashtag #driving ...

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Six Tips for Managing Roadworks

RICHARD GLADMAN Roadworks  and repairs could affect our daily commute to work, or even prolong the school run. Narrower lanes, slow traffic and fraying tempers all add to the challenge of reaching to our destination in time. But as long as you drive carefully and plan your journey, it needn’t be stressful. Here’s some advice to ensure your motorway journey through ...

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Oyeyemi Lauds Nigeria for investing in Road Safety

…Tells other African Countries to Emulate Nigeria’s FRSC …as WARSO Marks 10th Anniversary in Nigeria The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has expressed satisfaction with Nigeria’s investment in road safety, calling on the other African countries especially in the sub-region to emulate the country’s example.  Oyeyemi stated this on Tuesday in Abuja during a ...

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