Road Safety

Anambra, Delta Govs. Partner FRSC Ease Traffic At Niger Bridge During Yuletide

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday said it would collaborate with the Governors of Anambra, Willie Obiano and Delta, Ifeanyi Okowa on measures to ease off traffic at the Niger Bridge during the yuletide. The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi made this known during a meeting with the two governors. According to a statement signed by Mr ...

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Section of Lagos-Ibadan Express road Closed – FRSC

ROTIMI ASHER A section of Lagos-Ibadan expressway at Shagamu interchange has been closed for repair. FRSC ‘s Head Media Relations and Strategy ,Bisi Kazeem, who made the announcement Thursday, in a release, attributed the closure to a planned repair work on approximately a 5 km stretch of the affected sections of Lagos-Ibadan axis by Julius Berger. “Traffic will now be ...

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Stop Killing My Men-Oyeyemi

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps has decried the killing of three Marshals and injuring a Policeman and a staff of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, while on patrol activities at a mobile court sitting at Tsafe, Zamfara state, by a driver of an unregistered Golf vehicle. According to a press release signed by Bisi ...

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Oyeyemi Restates Commitment To Yearly Promotion Exercise in FRSC

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has restated his commitment to the yearly promotion of staff, saying the recent completion of Marshals’ promotion exercise and commencement of the 2015 Officers promotion exercise demonstrates his commitment to upholding the ideals of staff welfare. According to Bisi Kazeem, Head, Media Relations and Strategy, FRSC in ...

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Panacea Against Deaths on Nigerian Roads

EFULA ABBAH( General Editor, Motoring World International.) Road accidents have remained a re-occurring phenomenon in Nigeria, and have continued to constitute a menace to lives and property. Although both the developed and developing nations of the world have suffered from varying degrees of road accidents, developing countries clearly dominate, with Nigeria having second highest rate of road accidents among 193 ...

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Tyres Account For 50% of Defective Vehicle Offences in UK –Police Data

MATILDA FRANCES New analysis has revealed that defective tyres account for a growing proportion of the total penalty points received by drivers for the poor condition of their cars. A UK-based automotive servicing and repair company, Kwik Fit, collated the data from British police forces regarding the issuing of penalty points for vehicle defects over the past three years. Analysis ...

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Fatal Collision Kills Two Truck Drivers

A fatal clash between two opposing trucks claimed lives of their drivers in Sydney, Australia, Thursday. Police have described the scene of the fatal head-on collision as “horrific”. The two drivers were killed on the spot in the crash, which happened on Lenore Drive in Erskine Park, with both vehicles reported to have erupted into flames. “It’s horrific, it was chaotic,” ...

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2800 in FRSC Net Over Speed Limiter

More than 2,800 motorists have been ticketed by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) for violating the directive on installing speed limiting devices. The culprits were caught on Saturday, driving commercial vehicles not installed with speed limiting devices, contrary to directives by the Federal government.  Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), who confirmed that the motorists books were ...

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UK Tyre Safety Month Starts With Positive News of Reduced Casualties from Tyre-Related Incidents

Tyre Safety Month 2016 started on Saturday with positive news from the Department for Transport’s Reported Road Casualties Great Britain (RRCGB) analysis, which has revealed a reduction in casualties resulting from tyre-related incidents on Britain’s roads. Released on Friday, 2015’s data shows a 28% decrease in the number of people killed or seriously injured in tyre-related incidents with total casualties ...

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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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