Road Safety

Motorists Driving Against Traffic to Undergo Psychiatric Test – FRSC

By:ROTIMI ASHER It will no longer be business as usual for motorists, who drive against traffic, as the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) has directed its officers to apprehend, arrest and subject culprits to psychiatric test. The  Lagos Zonal Commander of FRSC, Lagos, Assistant Corps Marshal Nseobong Akpabio, disclosed this to Motoring World  during an exclusive interview at the Corps’ Lagos ...

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Oyeyemi Urges Staff to Donate Blood, Harps on Physical Fitness Exercise

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi has urged staff of the FRSC to generously donate blood in the ongoing campaign for free blood donation by the National Blood Transfusion Service, saying the life saved through blood donation could be that of the donor. He stated this on Saturday during the FRSC’s monthly walking/jogging exercise ...

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FRSC Institutes Anti-Bribery Awards

By:FRANK BOYEDE (Senior Correspondent) The Federal Road Safety Commission has instituted a quarterly award, to compensate field officers, who refuse to accept bribe from motorists. Mr. Nseobong Akpabio, Assistant Corp Marshal, Zonal Commanding Officer, FRSC, Lagos State Command, disclosed this to Motoring World in a telephone interview on Saturday. According to him, the award, next of which holds on 14th ...

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FRSC Ogere Unit Embarks on Pothole Repairs

By: FEMI OWOEYE After a long and vain waiting for appropriate government agency, the Federal Road Safety Commission, Ogere Unit has taken it upon itself to patch up dangerous pot-holes dotting Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Motoring World, on Wednesday, stumbled on the unit personnel, repairing damaged spots of the expressway around Ishara, Ogun State. Interviewed on the spot, Olaluwoye Akinwumi, Head of Operations, ...

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Why We Are Doing Potholes Repair on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, By Olaluwoye Akinwumi, HOO, FRSC, Ogere Unit

Travelling along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Wednesday 8th of June 2016, Motoring World Editor, Femi Owoeye, stumbled on the personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogere Unit, Ogun State Zonal Command, mixing gravel with cement and patching up pot holes dotting Ishara section of the Expressway. He stopped and had a chat with the team headed by Olaluwoye Akinwumi, ...

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Shell Donates N14m Post-Accident Equipment to FRSC, Rivers Govt

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) on Friday donated post-crash equipment worth N14 million to Federal Road Safety Corps and Rivers Government. Handing over the equipment in Port Harcourt, Mr Kiri Obomanu, SPDC’s Coordinator, Road Safety Unit, said the equipment would be used to save lives of accident victims. He said aside the equipment that the company had trained and kitted ...

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Experts Urge Nigerian Professional Drivers to Embrace Technology

Stakeholders in the nation’s transport sector have called on professional drivers to take advantage of modern technology for them to be relevant in their profession. The stakeholders spoke at the maiden edition of the Nigerian Driver’s Conference with the theme,: “Enhancing Driving Experience, Reducing Risks, Crashes and Casualties”, held on Saturday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports ...

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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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