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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...

Sixteen Feared Dead In Fatal Motor Accident on Benin-Asaba Expressway

  No fewer than sixteen persons lost their lives in a fatal accident that occurred along Benin-Asaba Expressway on Saturday. The accident involved a commercial bus with the registration number AA137 ASB. The state Commander of the FRSC, Random Kulven, who spoke to newsmen in Asaba, confirmed that the accident occurred as a result of high speed, which led to the driver...

Oyo State Government to Support FRSC in Road Safety

In demonstration of its pacesetter status especially as the cradle of road safety campaigns in the country, the government of Oyo state has pledged to support the initiative of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in its commitment to sustained road safety campaigns in the state and the country at large. The State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi gave the assurance when...

NNPC Petrol Tanker Catches Fire in Ogudu, Lagos

A petrol tanker belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) caught fire in Ogudu area of Lagos State on Friday evening. The tanker was loaded with petrol when it burst into flames along the Ifako Bridge inwards Ogudu. Officers of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) were...

Persistent Tour: FRSC Urges Commercial Drivers to Imbibe Safety Culture

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has urged commercial drivers who engaged in persistent journey during the Yuletide to always imbibe safety culture even after the festive period. Mr John Meheux, the Assistant Corps Marshal, in charge of Zone 2, comprising both Ogun and Lagos states made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Meheux, however,...

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...

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FRSC Caution Drivers on Safety, Collaborate With Others to Mitigate Challenges

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is working with other traffic and safety management agencies to mitigate traffic challenges along the Lagos/Ibadan Express Way. The corps also urged road users to be cautious while driving on the road as construction resumes on Tuesday. Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, revealed that the FRSC was duty bound...

Second Hand Tyres are like Time Bomb Ready to Explode – FRSC Warns

The Itori Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, has advised motorists to desist from buying second-hand tyres known as ‘Tokunbo’ tyres to avert unnecessary crashes traced to tyre burst. Mr Aliyu Yahaya, the Itori Unit Commander of corps, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Ota, Ogun. According...

FRSC Marshal Killed In Suspected Armed Robbery Attack

In what appears to be a suspected armed robbery attack, an FRSC driver was killed in an official patrol vehicle along Abuja-Kaduna expressway at about 20 kilometres to the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, 8 January, 2019. In an official statement released by the Corps Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem, the patrol vehicle with the following...

955 Persons Charged To FRSC Mobile Courts In 2018

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said no fewer than 955 persons were arraigned in its mobile courts for various offences across the country in 2018. Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, on Monday. Mr Kazeem said that the corps had over 201 courts nationwide and that it was part of...
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