Road Safety

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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Easter: FRSC Subjects Drivers to Fitness Test

As part of activities towards ensuring safety of lives during Easter celebration, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday subjected drivers as well as their vehicles to fitness tests. A team of FRSC personnel) led by Mr Imoh Etuk , Public Education Officer, carried out the fitness test at various motor parks in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). ...

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Oyeyemi Warns Against Stockpiling Fuel In Vehicles

The Federal Road Safety Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi has called on motorists in Nigeria who are in the habit of stockpiling fuel during emergency periods of fuel scarcity to desist from doing so, as the flammable petroleum product poses very serious health hazards in case of road crash. In a statement released by the Head Media Relations and Strategy of ...

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RAINY SEASON: FRSC Harps on Vehicle Maintenance

Deriving from the Seasonal Rainfall Predictions (SRP) of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) on this year’s rainy season, the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) has reiterated its warning for motorists across the country, to ensure proper maintenance of vehicles plying the highways. According to the Corps Public Education Officer (PEO), Corps Commander Imoh Etuk, this is coming on the heels of ...

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