Road Safety

5 Die, 5 Injured In Lagos 3rd Bridge Accident

Five persons on Sunday died in an accident which occurred on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The accident occurred near the UNILAG waterfront, inward Iyana-Oworonshoki. Mr Michael Akindele, the General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEPA), confirmed this in a statement he made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said the accident involved a LAGBUS, a Hilux ...

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One Killed, Nine Injured in Lagos-Ore Road Crash

One male adult was killed, while nine  male adults, one female child and three female adults were injured in a multiple crash that occurred on Thursday, along Lagos-Ore road. As reported by the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), the vehicles involved were a Toyota Hiace bus and Toyota Corolla. The victims were said to have been taken to the General Hospital and Mortuary, and Opeyemi ...

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Enforcement of Speed Limiter Starts October 1st – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to commence enforcement of the speed limiters on commercial vehicles operating in the country effective from 1st October 2016.   The FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi made the announcement on Wednesday, in an address he delivered at the stakeholders’ meeting held at the FRSC National Headquarters Abuja. According to Oyeyemi, enforcement of ...

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Road safety: FRSC Solicits Media Collaboration

ROTIMI ASHER The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has solicited for media collaboration to improve Road Safety in Nigeria. The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi made this appeal recently during the Nigeria Auto Journalist Association (NAJA) Annual Training Workshop held at Nero Hotel, Sangotedo, Lekki, Ajah, Lagos. Presenting a paper, FRSC Collaborating with the Media For Improving Road Safety ...

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Oyeyemi Charges Fleet Operators on Safety Standards

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi has charged the fleet operators in the country on the need to adhere strictly to the terms of Road Transport Safety Standardization Scheme, saying the Corps would not hesitate to apply sanctions to ensure compliance. He stated this recently while opening interactive session with Management of some selected ...

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ASSAULT ON FRSC: Accused Plead Not Guilty

EFULA ABBAH Two Persons accused of assaulting a Federal Road Safety Corp Official in Lagos recently have pleaded Not Guilty at the court in Lagos. The two men were arraigned before Mrs. A.A. Famobiwo of magistrate court 3 in Surulere for assaulting an FRSC official. The duo of Nwandu Onyeka and Okechukwu Jackson were arraigned on a three count charge ...

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FRSC Boss Lauds Nigerians

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, says he is happy with Nigerians for embracing the Corps’ public sensitisation programme on tyres with eagerness. This was made known by the Head, Media Relations and Strategy, Bisi Kazeem, in a press release. Mr. Oyeyemi while speaking at the opening of the 2016 Corps Marshal’s Second Quarter ...

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Why FRSC is Able to Enforce Law without Carrying Arms – Oyeyemi

FRANK BOYEDE The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road safety Commission, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi, has attributed the Corp’s ability to enforce traffic laws across the country, despite not carrying arms to adoption of civility and respect for human rights. He stated this while declaring open a two day capacity development programme organized for patrol officers from across the FRSC commands. ...

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FRSC Vows to Ensure Safety Compliance at Road Construction Sites Nationwide

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi has applauded the Federal Government’s resumption of work on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and other major roads across the country following the recent mobilization of the contractors, assuring that FRSC is determined to ensure that safety measures are observed at construction areas through adequate warning signs and effective ...

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Speed Limit Violation Responsible For 80% of Fatal Crashes in Nigeria – FRSC

By: ROTIMI ASHER Over speeding due to speed limit violation has been identified as a major factor responsible for 80% of fatal accidents that happened in Nigeria.  Assistant Corps Marshal and Zonal Commanding Officer, Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) Zone RS2, Lagos, Nseobong Akpabio, gave this revelation recently during an exclusive interview with Motoring World in his Zonal office, Lagos. ...

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