Road Safety

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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FRSC Redeploys Senior Officers

As part of measures to enhance robust wards implementation polices, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Corps Marshal Boboye Oyeyemi, has approved redeployment of officers across board. As contained in a statement signed in Abuja on Saturday by Mr Bisi Kazeem, Head, Media Relations and Strategy, FRSC, the posting also affects principal officers at the commission’s headquarters and other commands. ...

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FRSC Organizes Stakeholders’ Forum on Tyres

Following series of road crashes in Nigeria resulting from tyre blow-outs, the Federal Road Safety Corps is organizing a Stakeholders’ forum on tyres where issues relating with the use and safety of tyres are to be discussed. The FRSC’ Head of Media Relations and Strategy, Bisi Kazeem, in a statement said that the summit is aimed at re-educating Nigerians on ...

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WHO, FRSC Collaborates on Credible Road Crash Data

The World Heath Organization (WHO) has expressed willingness to collaborate with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to provide generally acceptable credible road crash data for Nigeria. Nigeria’s WHO representative, Dr. Rui Gama Vuz, made the revelation, when the FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi paid a visit to his office, as part of his sensitization programmes to streamline issue of ...

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Speed Limiting Device: Court Dismisses Suit against FRSC

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has thrown out a case instituted against Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) by Registered Trustee of International Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Society for lack of merit. In suit Number:FHC/Abj/CS/805/15,the human right group had challenged the powers of FRSC to introduce Speed Limiter, but the Federal High Court presided over by Justice Chukwu described ...

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