Road Safety

Safety Group Condemns Rising Deaths from Police Pursuit

A British-based road safety charity Group, BRAKES, has condemned the recently reported increase in deaths and road accident fatality, resulting from police pursuit of suspected erring motorists across the country. Reacting on Tuesday to a report by The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) of latest figures showing fatalities during or following police contact in England and Wales for 2016/17, the ...

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215km/hr Speed-maniacs Get Suspended Jail Sentence

…As Road Safety Group Kicks A British judge on Monday handed three men suspended prison sentences after they were filmed speeding at 134mph on a dual carriageway in the West Midlands. At Birmingham Crown Court, Amar Paul, Tejinder Bhuee and Zafar Iqbal were disqualified from driving for 12 months and fined. Their six-month prison sentences have been suspended for two ...

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FRSC  Boss Decries Incessant Attacks on Personnel, Says Enough is Enough

The Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has condemned the unprovoked attacks and molestation of operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps on the highways and vowed to prosecute all those involved. According to Bisi Kazeem, Corps Public Education Officer, FRSC, the Corps Marshal’s response came  on the heels of the recent shooting of two FRSC staff and the detention of another in a Police facility in Abia State. ...

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FRSC Cautions Motorists on Jebba – Mokwa Road

With heavy gridlock being experienced at the Mokwa -Jebba road following the collapse of Tatabu bridge which serves as the link between the two towns, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has called on drivers to exercise caution to ensure free movement of traffic. The Corps Marshal gave the caution today while speaking ...

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Over 200 Nigerian Motorists Fail Mental Stability Test 

Since the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) launched its Operation Cobra on July 1, only nine out of 305 motorists it arrested for serious traffic offences passed mental stability test administered on them. The Corps Marshal of the agency, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi made the disclosure, when speaking at a one-day national workshop organised by the FRSC for driving school operators. ...

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NigeriaTasks Driving School Operators on Standards

As the workshop for the Driving School Operators in Nigeria gets under way, the Federal Government has tasked the operators of the Driving Schools in the country on the need to maintain high standards in their operations in the collective efforts to create sanity on the nation’s highways. The Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Dr Habibat ...

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Ooni Of Ife Participates in Road Safety Campaign

In furtherance of the ongoing road safety advocacy in the country, which aligns with the 2017 strategic goals of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Eniitan Ojaja 11 has agreed to chair the 7th annual lecture series of the FRSC, scheduled to take place in August this year at the nation’s Federal capital Territory, ...

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Oyo State Government to Support FRSC In Road Safety.

In demonstration of its pacesetter status especially as the cradle of road safety campaigns in the country, the government of Oyo state has pledged to support the initiative of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in its commitment to sustained road safety campaigns in the state and the country at large. The State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi gave the assurance when ...

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FRSC Releases Guidelines for Enforcement of Psychiatric Test

The Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC) has released the guidelines for the proposed psychiatric examination of traffic lawbreakers in the country. Scheduled to begin nationwide on July 1, the test will focus on life threatening traffic offences namely, use of phone while driving, route violation, traffic light violation, dangerous driving and overloading. According to the Corps’ Public Education Officer, Mr ...

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Oyeyemi Redeploys FRSC Senior Officers, Appoints Bisi Kazeem Corps Public Education Officer

In continuation of his ongoing repositioning exercise of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for enhanced performance, the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has approved the redeployment of some senior officers of the Corps to man different Commands and Offices of the Corps across the country . In the posting released on Saturday by the Corps Secretary, Assistant Corps Marshal Susan ...

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