Road Safety

FRSC Officials Nab Child Traffickers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has disclosed that its operatives along Kaduna-Zaria route in Kaduna State arrested a Fiat Bus Vehicle, popularly known as J5, for overloading, only to discover that the vehicle is stacked with 44 minors and two adults who were suspected to be child traffickers. According to Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer of FRSC, ...

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FRSC Commended for Driver’s Licence Reforms

The Director General of Bureau for Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Dr Joe Abah has commended the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for its commitment to reforms in the National driver’s licence, saying the Corps has evidently made major achievements in the system since it commenced production some years back. Dr Abah gave the commendation while presenting the report of the ...

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Safety Tips for New Drivers

By: RICHARD GLADMAN Many new drivers will take to the road this summer after successfully passing their driving tests. You may have some hiccups along the way and not know how best to cope. Statistics show that the first six months of solo driving are when you are most at risk. This week’s tips give advice to new drivers from ...

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How to Avoid Fatigue-Related Road Crash

NEIL WORTH It is widely accepted that fatigue is a major contributory factor in road crashes, particularly in the early hours of the morning. Many thousands of collisions occur because of a driver’s reduced ability to respond quickly and safely if a dangerous situation arises. If you’re making a long road journey, then it’s vital to be properly rested before ...

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Safety Group Condemns Rising Deaths from Police Pursuit

A British-based road safety charity Group, BRAKES, has condemned the recently reported increase in deaths and road accident fatality, resulting from police pursuit of suspected erring motorists across the country. Reacting on Tuesday to a report by The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) of latest figures showing fatalities during or following police contact in England and Wales for 2016/17, the ...

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215km/hr Speed-maniacs Get Suspended Jail Sentence

…As Road Safety Group Kicks A British judge on Monday handed three men suspended prison sentences after they were filmed speeding at 134mph on a dual carriageway in the West Midlands. At Birmingham Crown Court, Amar Paul, Tejinder Bhuee and Zafar Iqbal were disqualified from driving for 12 months and fined. Their six-month prison sentences have been suspended for two ...

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FRSC  Boss Decries Incessant Attacks on Personnel, Says Enough is Enough

The Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has condemned the unprovoked attacks and molestation of operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps on the highways and vowed to prosecute all those involved. According to Bisi Kazeem, Corps Public Education Officer, FRSC, the Corps Marshal’s response came  on the heels of the recent shooting of two FRSC staff and the detention of another in a Police facility in Abia State. ...

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FRSC Cautions Motorists on Jebba – Mokwa Road

With heavy gridlock being experienced at the Mokwa -Jebba road following the collapse of Tatabu bridge which serves as the link between the two towns, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has called on drivers to exercise caution to ensure free movement of traffic. The Corps Marshal gave the caution today while speaking ...

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