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    Traffic Light Insanity

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    When I wrote on “Lane indiscipline driving last week, I was hoping for barrages of reactions slicing the Federal Road Safety Corps for its failure to tame such road users. I was however not prepared for the kind of surprises I received from two of my readers who stunned me by noon last Saturday by…

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    As The Speed Limiter Enforcement Begins

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    The Federal Road Safety Corps just commenced full enforcement of the compulsory use of speed limiting devices meant to address the increasing speed-related road traffic crashes in the country. Excessive speed remains the number one factor for about 50 per cent of reported road traffic crashes in the country. The Sept 1, 2015 enforcement date…

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    72 Hours To Speed Limiter Enforcement

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    In about 72 hours or less from today, the Federal Road Safety Corps will commence full enforcement of the compulsory use of speed limiting devices meant to address the increasing speed-related road traffic crashes in the country. Excessive speed remains the number one factor for about 50 per cent of reported road traffic crashes in…

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    Speed Limiter Enforcement Date

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    On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, the Federal Road Safety Commission and its stakeholders collectively agreed to commence subtle enforcement without booking) of the use of speed limiters in commercial vehicles from June 1, 2015 while from September 1, 2015, full enforcement will commence. This decision is a shift from the initial enforcement date of June…

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    The Menace Of Bullion Vans (2)

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    The number plates shall in respect of a motor vehicle be fixed, one on the front of the vehicle and the other at the centre or on the off side of the rear of the vehicle or as may be provided by the manufacturer. In respect of a trailer, be fixed on the front of…

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  • The Menace Of Bullion Vans

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    On the 30th of April, 2015, a road traffic crash involving two bullion vans and a commercial motor bike, occurred at OPIC roundabout by Sweet Sensation in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital at about 11 pm. The probable cause was speed violation and dangerous driving. Two people, according to reports, were involved in the crash…

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    ‘Road Safety Is A Shared Responsibility’

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    On April 1, 2015, the Federal Road Safety Corps commenced a nationwide Easter patrol operations which ended on the 8th of the same month. The one week special patrol, according to the commission, was to mitigate attendant careless driving and road crashes in keeping with the 2015 Corps strategy of 20 per cent and 30…

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  • PIC. 9. FORMER DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF ADAMAWA, MR BALA INGILARI (M), WHO A FEDERAL HIGH COURT IN ABUJA ON WEDNESNDAY (8/10/14) ORDERED THE CHIEF JUDGE OF THE STATE TO IMMEDIATELY SWEAR-IN AS THE GOVERNOR. 5027/8/10/2014/BJO/AIN/NAN

    Bala Ngillari, A Governor Of Measured Words

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    As political, social and security problems in Adamawa State abate, there is a huge sigh of relief from Adamawa citizens who have been besieged by Boko Haram insurgents. Thanks to the state government’s monumental efforts of empowering vigilante groups to help fight the insurgents, calm has returned to a large portion of the state, thereby…

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    FRSC And 2015 Speed Limit Enforcement

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    Many Nigerians may not know that the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) would commence the enforcement of speed limits in the country from June 1, 2015. The speed limited on vehicles is said to be targeted at vehicles starting with commercial ones across the country, to address excessive speeding on our roads. This directive was…

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    Between Ebola, HIV/AIDS And Road Traffic Crashes

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    Although road traffic injuries is projected to become the fifth leading cause of death by2030, if nothing concrete is done, corporate and individual engagement is still not in the magnitude with which we all become sanitizers distributors in the fight against Ebola. The African region has the highest road fatality rates with 37 of the…

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