Road Safety

No Going Back on August Clamp Down on Number Plates Violation, says FRSC

…Goes Tough on Tricycles and Motorcycles Without Class”A” Drivers Licence Pursuant to the need to curb the growing rate of crimes and crashes associated with Motorcycles and Tricycles and the quest to improve upon the existing National Drivers and Vehicles Database, the Federal Road safety Corps (FRSC) has reiterated its position to clamp down on motorcycles and tricycles operating without ...

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Oyeyemi Orders Clampdown on Motorbikes, without Number Plates

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi has directed a nationwide clampdown on motorcycles and tricycles without number plates with effect from August 1st 2019, as it has become difficult to identify such category of vehicles when used to commit traffic and criminal offences. In a statement issued by Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, this ...

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Important Filtering Tips for Motorcyclists

RICHARD GLADMAN This week’s tips are all about how to filter through traffic safely on a motorcycle. No matter if you’re a new rider who’s nervous about filtering, or an experienced motorcyclists, it’s always good to be reminded of the following key tips: Only filter when the surrounding traffic is moving at less than 20mph, and then only exceed that ...

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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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