Road Safety

FRSC Embarks on Land Acquisition for Staff

By: FRANK BOYEDE The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has announced plans to start acquiring lands for its staff so that they can build and own their own homes. The Corps marshal of the Commission, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, revealed this in Sokoto last week, while addressing staff of the Sokoto state Sector Command during his advocacy visit to the state. ...

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Guard Against Fatigue-Related Accident on Long Journeys

Drivers need to be properly rested before setting off on long journeys, says breakdown and road safety organisation, GEM Motoring Assist. The warning comes as thousands of families and couples make plans for summer holidays that could involve road journeys of several hundred miles. Being tired, when you’re driving raises the risk of a collision, because you’re less aware of ...

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Sokoto FRSC Arrests 7,584 Traffic Offenders in Five Months

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), RS10, Sokoto Zone, has arrested 7,584 traffic offenders from January to date. Mr Olumide Olagunju, Assistant Corps Marshal and the Zonal Commanding officer, RS10 Sokoto, made the disclosure in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  in Sokoto. Olagunju said the offenders were arrested in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States. He said of ...

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FRSC Embarks on Nationwide Tyre Monitoring Exercise

In continuation of the recently concluded Stakeholders’ forum on and the free vehicle tyre safety check that is ongoing nationwide, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered a 6 day monitoring and surveillance of vehicles tyres. As contained in a statement released by the Corps last week, the exercise, which is being led by ...

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President Buhari Commends FRSC, Assures of Sustained Support

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for the commitment it has shown to road safety campaigns, saying his administration will remain committed to supporting it to achieve optimal performance. The President stated this on Monday while commissioning the 283 operational vehicles procured for the FRSC by the Federal Government to boost its operational activities. The ...

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President Buhari for FRSC Operational Vehicles Commissioning

Further to its renewed determination towards creating safer motoring environment across the country, the Federal Road Safety Corps will today (Monday, 16th, May, 2016) unveil vehicles comprising operational vehicles, ambulances and a heavy duty tow truck. The formal commissioning, which holds at the Peace Park, by International Conference Centre in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, will have President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Ban Imported Used Tyres Now, FRSC Urges FG

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Friday, urged the Federal Government to place full prohibition on the importation of substandard and used tyres into the country. This is contained in a communiqué issued at the end of two-day stakeholders’ forum on Substandard and Used Tyres in Abuja. In the communiqué signed by Corps Marshal of FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, ...

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