Road Safety

Kano Pledges Support to Reduce Road Accidents

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has pledged to support the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in reducing road accidents in view of the increasing rate of accidents on roads. Ganduje made the pledge on Wednesday during the flag off of the 2017 `ember months campaign’ of the Corps in Kano. NAN reports that the governor was represented at the occasion ...

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Stakeholders Harp on Prompt Response as Nigeria Marks World Day of Road Crash Victims

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the 2017 World Day of Remembrance For Road Traffic Victims, road safety stakeholders emphasized the need for prompt response by first aiders to victims of road traffic crashes to enhance the possibility of survival and prospect of quick recovery. This was the consensus of the speakers during the joint press ...

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FRSC Takes Safety Campaigns to Primary Schools

The Jos Zonal Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has embarked on a child Safety campaign in primary schools in Plateau. Flagging-off the campaign at the St. Luke Primary School on Monday in Jos, the Zonal Commanding Officer, Mr Jonas Agwu, said the initiative was “timely”. According to Agwu, the rationale behind the campaign was to stem the ...

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Importance of Brake Lights

Brake lights are designed to light up automatically whenever the brakes are used. This is understandably critical to safe driving conditions because it gives drivers behind you a distinguishing warning for when your speed is about to change. Driving behind someone with broken or malfunctioning brake lights is both frustrating and dangerous because the extended delay between their change in ...

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Tips on Vehicle Tyre Checks: How to Stay Safe and Avoid Unnecessary Bills

Drivers are increasing their motoring costs as well as the risk of being involved in an incident by ignoring tyre maintenance, according to TyreSafe. The organizer of Tyre Safety Month is reminding motorists that regular tyre checks are a ‘win-win’ as they will help road users stay safe and avoid unnecessary bills. To help them, TyreSafe has drawn together a ...

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Oyeyemi Charges FRSC Admin Officers on Due Diligence

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye has enjoined admin officers of the Corps to always display competence, professionalism and due diligence in the conduct of their duties to avoid putting the Corps in any embarrassing situation. He made the assertion on Thursday while declaring open a one day sensitization workshop organized by Admin and ...

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FRSC Recover 75 Stolen Vehicles

…Harps on Integrity of the National Identification Scheme With the efficiency introduced into the management of the National Vehicle Identification Scheme (NVIS) through the integrity of the number plates, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been able to recover seventy five (75) stolen vehicles this year at its registration centres across the country. This was disclosed by the Corps ...

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Tyre Safety Month 2017: Correct Tyre Inflation Is Vital For Safer Driving, Says GEM

ROAD SAFETY and breakdown recovery provider GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to ensure they carry out regular checks on their tyres. GEM is supporting Tyre Safety Month, which takes place this month (October), by reminding motorists that correct tyre pressure is not only vital for safety, but is also the best way to maximize fuel economy. GEM road safety ...

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