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Drunk driver causes death of 3 siblings in Lagos

“The motorcyclist was conveying three passengers of the same family and all of them sustained serious injuries and were rushed to the Epe General Hospital for treatment

Abuja Road Crash Claims Couple, 3 Others

“The impact forced the car, with registration number ABC 978 SL, to crash onto a concrete pillar of a bridge across the highway.1.0.

18 fatalities recorded as lorry rams bus in Ondo

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Eighteen fatalities were recorded when a lorry and an 18-seater bus collided along the Akure-Owo Expressway in Ondo State on Saturday. The Ondo State Police Command confirmed this in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Femi Joseph. He said that the commercial bus was heading towards Abuja and the lorry was moving in the opposite direction when...

1,618 fatalities recorded in road crashes in 3 months

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No fewer than 1,618 fatalities were recorded in road crashes across the country between December 2018 and February 2019, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed. In its ‘Report of Road Traffic Crash’ for the months of December 2018, January 2019, and February 2019, the Corps said that a total of 21,577 persons were involved in road crashes in...

Addressing safety concerns of used tyres

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It is no longer news that Nigeria banned the importation of used or second-hand tyres in 2016 over safety and other concerns. Statistics from the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) shows that 5,562 road crashes occurred in the country due to a tyre fault. Usually tyre fault occurs due to the combination of stress and heat, low pressure, an injury...

FRSC Sector Commander Gives Tips On Avoiding Potholes

“Many drivers do dodge small potholes to their left hand side instead of entering it. If they must dodge potholes, they should dodge to their right hand side.

5 injured as 2 tankers collide on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The road crash resulted in a fire outbreak that consumed a number of cars, trucks and other vehicles plying the road.

Do Not Drive With Children In Front Seats – FRSC Cautions Motorists

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Enugu state, Ogbonnaya Kalu, at the National Road Safety Club Day in Enugu, cautioned motorists against placing children on their laps or in the front seat while driving.

Children’s Day: FRSC Harps On Road Safety Knowledge For Kids

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The Osun Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Peter Oke, has harped on the need to inculcate road safety knowledge into children at a young age. Oke stated that children in most developed countries of the world imbibed safety knowledge at a young age, noting that Nigerian children must also be availed of such opportunity. He disclosed this at...

Violators of seat beat, phone rules will be punished no matter how highly-placed – FRSC

Adamawa FRSC sector commander, Muhammad Hussaini
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Adamawa State has vowed to punish any motorist caught without seat belt or using the phone while driving in the state. Adamawa State Sector Commander of the corps, Muhammad Hussaini, who gave the warning on Friday, May 24, said that no violator however highly-placed in government or private sector would be spared. He noted that...
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