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Monday, December 9, 2019

Zebra Crossings, Road Signs And The Many Nigerian Road Traffic Deficiencies

Interestingly, the Sector Commander asserted that zebra crossings used to be on the roads but that many of them had “worn off”. He promised though, that the government was working tirelessly to put them back for the safety of pedestrians.

Another 26 FRSC officials arrested for extortion

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Another set of 26 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been arrested for alleged extortion of motorists in different parts of the country. The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Mrs. Rasheedat Okoduwa, in Abuja on Wednesday. Okoduwa said the culprits were nabbed in a joint...

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Crash Claims 13

Multiple crashes along the Lagos–Ibadan expressway have left 13 persons dead with ten others severely injured. The Ogun Sector Command of FRSC, Clement Oladele, confirmed this to newsmen in the state on Wednesday. He disclosed that 37 persons were involved in the accidents that happened at the Sapade bridge near Ogere axis of the expressway in Ogun state. He said two female...

Road Crashes: 36 Fatalities Recorded In Edo, Delta, Anambra In 1st Quarter

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 36 fatalities were recorded from road traffic crashes in Edo, Delta, Anambra States between January and March 2019. The corps said 34 fatalities were recorded in the three states within the same period in 2018. The three states make up Zone 5 of the FRSC headquartered in Benin. The Zonal Commanding Officer (ZCO), Mr Kehinde Adeleye...

Accidents: FRSC urges Julius Berger to open both lanes of Kaduna-Zaria expressway

The Kaduna Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday appealed to Julius Berger to open both lanes of Kaduna – Zaria expressway to evert traffic build-up during December festive season. The Sector Commander, Hafiz Mohammed, made the appeal at the official flag-off of the 2019 Ember Months Campaign to enlighten road users against reckless driving in Kaduna. Mohammed...

Ember months: How to curb road crashes – Ogun FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised passengers to caution drivers who indulge in over speeding especially during these ember months. The Public Education Officer, FRSC Ogun, Route Commander Florence Okpe gave this advice in an exclusive chat with Safety Record on Wednesday. She noted that any driver that fails to heed such warnings should be reported to the corps...

Ikorodu Crash: Any BRT Driver Found Taking Drugs, Alcohol Will Be Sacked – Boss

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The operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, says it has zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol use by all its drivers and staff. Its Managing Director, Mr Fola Tinubu, said in Lagos on Wednesday that any “Busman” caught using drugs and alcohol would be dismissed automatically. He spoke against the background of the BRT accidents...

VIOs adopt e-enforcement to improve compliance, road safety

The National Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) on Sunday resolved to adopt e-enforcement to improve compliance and safety on roads and reduce accidents. The resolution is contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a four-day 2019 Annual National Conference of Directors/Chief Road Traffic Officers of the Federation, in Lagos. The conference had the theme: “Employing Technology to Enhance Compliance and...

We’ll Enforce Passenger Insurance On Fleet Operators – Consumer Protection Council

Babatunde Irukera, FCCPC DG
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says it will ensure that fleet operators maintain insurance to any passenger who experience loss of lives, properties or injury. The Chief Executive Officer, FCCPC, Mr Babatunde Irukera, said this at the first ember months’ stakeholders’ forum organised by Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and FCCPC on Friday in Abuja. Irukera said that accident...

Multiple Road Crashes Causes Gridlock At The Otedola Bridge

Officials of the Lagos State Transport Management Authority (LASTMA) have appeared at the scene of the accident along with other law enforcement agencies.