Road Safety

Obey October 1 Speed Limiter Deadline or Face the Music — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Bayelsa State, South-South Nigeria has vowed to deal with commercial, drivers who fail to comply with the October 1 deadline for the enforcement of speed limiting device in the state. The state’s Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr. Wobin Gora,said this in Yenagoa, on Saturday while reaffirming to newsmen that the deadline is sacrosanct. ...

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70 People Still Die Every Day on Europe’s Roads

Despite significant progress in preventing road casualties in recent decades, there are still on average around 70 deaths and several hundred serious injuries every day on Europe’s roads. The concept of a ‘European Day Without A Road Death’ was devised, with the goal of reaching as many road users as possible and encouraging them to spare a thought for road ...

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Conductor on a Suicide Mission?

Motoring World International’s camera lens caught this conductor hanging loosely at the back of this speeding Lagos Volkswagen mini bus, popularly known as Danfo, with Registration Number: SMK 29 XP, along Berger-Ibafo Axis of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Sunday 11th September 2016. He vacated his official seat for a passenger so as to maximize gains towards Sallah celebration. But what if…..?

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Oyeyemi Assures Nigerians of Safety during Sallah Celebration, Releases Emergency Numbers

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi has assured Nigerians, especially the Muslim faithful of safe Sallah celebration, saying that adequate logistics provisions have been made to ensure removal of obstructions and crash-free celebration. According to Bisi Kazeem, Head, Media Relations and Strategy, FRSC in a press release, Oyeyemi stated this in his Sallah message ...

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12,077 Road Crashes in Nigeria – Oyeyemi

A total of  12, 077 road crashes were recorded across the country in 2015,  says Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission. Oyeyemi, disclosed this in Uyo on Wednesday, while addressing a public enlightenment forum organised for transport stakeholders at old Akwa Transport Corporation (AKTC) park. Oyeyemi, who was represented at the event by the ...

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Lagos Approves Construction of New Pedestrian Bridge at Ojota      

Sequel to the congestion often experienced at Ojota Pedestrians Bridge, there is an indication that the Lagos State Government has given approval for the construction of a new pedestrian bridge. Lagos State Ministry of Transport Commissioner, Dr Dayo Mobereola gave this hint when the unit Commander of Ojota Unit of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kehinde Hamzat paid him a ...

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FRSC Set To Ban Substandard Tyres

 …Sealing Pastes and Other Improvised Gums by Vulcanizers The federal road Safety Corp has revealed intention to outlaw Substandard Tyres and other inferior Thread Sealing Products in Nigeria. The nation’s road marshals who were concerned about the incessant premature deaths on the Nigerian roads due to improper vehicle maintenance parts say that the Corp is ready to put vehicle road ...

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FRSC Offers to Help EFCC Trace Slush Funds

The Federal Road Safety Commission and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission may soon be collaborating in checking the flow of slush funds into Nigeria. The EFCC has asked the FRSC to inform it timely about people registering exotic cars, those living above their means. Both agencies met in Port Harcourt when the Assistant Corps Marshal and Zonal Commander of ...

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FRSC Directs Construction Firms to Use Standard Road Signage

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday directed all construction companies in the country to use the Standard Road Signage code in the nation’s highways and construction sites. According to Bisi Kazeem, Head, Media Relations and Strategy in a press release, the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, gave the directive while presenting some road signage to Julius Berger PLC ...

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