Road Safety

FRSC Partners Mass Transit Operators on Road Safety

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has expressed readiness to collaborate with the operators of the state owned Mass Transit companies in the country in the continuing efforts by the Corps to involve all relevant stakeholders in the ongoing campaigns to make the nation’s roads safer. The Corps Marshal stated this on Wednesday, ...

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Five Ways to Keep Calm on Stressful Road Journeys

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to avoid getting involved in conflicts on journeys. The advice follows the two year suspended prison sentence handed to Harvey Spencer Stephens following a ‘road rage’ attack in August last year. Former actor Stephens sprang to fame as devil child Damien in the 1976 movie ‘The Omen’. GEM road ...

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Speed Limiter Enforcement Kicks off from February – FRSC

  The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), in Plateau said on Wednesday that the Feb. 1 dateline for the enforcement of the speed limit regime remain sacrosanct. The command in a statement signed by its Public Education Officer, Mr Andrew Bala, in Jos said the first face of the enforcement would kick off with commercial vehicles and fleet operators. According ...

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FRSC Restates Commitment to Sustained Campaign in 2017

… Plans for closure of Nnnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Closure The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has directed Commanding Offices nationwide to sustain the current tempo of patrol activities. He gave the directive while addressing reporters on the review of the last year’s special operation, saying the exercise recorded tremendous success, as most ...

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Driving Without Fire Extinguishers, Caution Signs Remains Bookable-FRSC

Driving in Nigeria with no C-Caution and Fire Extinguisher on board remains a bookable traffic offence, warned the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC). In a media release early this week, Commander Bisi Kazeem,Head, Media Relations and Strategy, FRSC, explained that the commission temporarily suspended charging motorists for not having the two items in their vehicle, for only one month as ...

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Oyeyemi Applauds Nigerians on Road Safety

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi congratulated Nigerians on the success of road safety campaign in the outgoing year, assuring that the Corps will remain vigilant in the coming year to ensure sustained safer road environments in the country. Oyeyemi stated this in his new year message in which he appreciated the positive ...

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Alcohol, a Major Cause of Road Accident Not Blood Sucking Demons

Contrary to insinuation that road accidents are caused by blood sucking demons and bad roads during ember months, alcohol has been described as the major factor responsible for road traffic crashes in both developing and developed countries. Lagos Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Hyginus Omeje disclosed this recently during his address at the flag off of Guinness Nigeria/FRSC road ...

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Trailers Kill 1,048 people in Nigeria

Not less than 1,048 people have been killed by tankers and trailers in Nigeria from January to November 2016. The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, revealed the figure, when speaking at an Interactive Session with Stakeholders in Road Transport Sector held in Abuja on Wednesday.   According to him,  770 road traffic crashes involving 4,365 ...

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