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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Truck Crushes Mother, Child, One Other to Death in Ogun

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesman, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in Ogun State, on Thursday, confirmed an accident that claimed the lives of three in Ogun State. He said that a Mack truck loaded with soft drinks on Wednesday crushed a woman and her child to death in an accident which also killed the truck’s Motor Boy at Ajibawo in...

“90 percent of road accidents happen because okada, tricycle riders disregard traffic rules” – Police

Abdulfatai Ali who represented the Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO), reiterated the fact that the reckless actions of okada and tricycle riders were the leading cause of all Lagos road accidents.

FRSC Lauds Lagos Govt on Compliance Efforts

The Federal Road Safety Corps has lauded the Lagos State Government’s efforts aimed at achieving the UN Nations Decade of Action on Road Safety 2011-2020. The Lagos Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Hyginus Omeje, gave the commendation at the commissioning of eight new Computerised Vehicle Inspection Centres in the state recently. Omeje disclosed that the UN Decade of Action on Road...

Kwara Road Crash: 7 Dead, 58 Injured

The crash involved a Toyota Dyna and a Toyota Hiace. 

FRSC Calls For Implementation Of Laws Enforcing Safety On Roads

” Young and innocent Nigerians are dying everyday on the roads, it is time for our leaders to be like you, Journalists, Teachers, Religious leaders, Lawyers, Drivers and Artisans to speak out in one voice to protect souls.

Mother, Child, 13 Others Killed In Ekiti Road Tragedy

At least 15 persons have been confirmed dead in an auto accident that occurred on Saturday night at Iworoko Ekiti, near Ado Ekiti. Among the dead was a mother, her child, a Youth Corps member, traders and some students of the Ekiti State University in the town. The crash occurred around 9:00 p.m. on Saturday night when a truck loaded with...

Back Seat Of Cars Need Better Safety Equipment – Study

The study took a sample of 117 front crashes that resulted in a backseat passenger, who, despite wearing a seat belt, died or were gravely injured.

Defensive Driving: Accident Prevention Formula

Defensive driving is basically driving in a manner that employs safe driving plans of action to enable motorists to apply identified hazards in a predictable manner. These plans of action go well beyond instruction on basic traffic laws and procedures. Understanding and effectively applying this formula prevents accidents in spite of the actions of other drivers or the presence of...

16 Fatalities Recorded In Kano Road Crash

Three vehicles were involved in the accident which occured at 7:30 pm on Friday in Tukai Village in the Dambatta Local Government Area of the state.

How to Reduce Deaths from Road Traffic Accidents

By Desire Obanefe According to the National Bureau of Statistics, “a total of 8,437 Nigerians got injured in the road traffic crashes recorded in the second quarter of 2018. 7,946 of the 8,437 Nigerians that got injured, representing 94% of the figure, are adults while the remaining 491 Nigerians, representing 6% of the figure are children. 6,415 male Nigerians, representing...
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