FRSC CORPS MARSHAL DIRECTS IMMEDIATE CLAMPDOWN ON RICKETY VEHICLES NATIONWIDE
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has directed Commanding Officers across all formations of the Corps to commence immediate clampdown on rickety vehicles plying Nigerian roads.
The clampdown is an integral part of rejigged efforts of the Corps in the year 2021 to further reduce road traffic crashes across the country.
The CM's order was contained in a statement issued by @BisiKazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps..
VALENTINE DAY CELEBRATION: FRSC CAUTIONS MOTORISTS AGAINST EXCESSIVE SPEED, DRUNK DRIVING AND RECKLESSNESS ON THE ROAD.
Owing to the need to ensure a safe and crash free celebration during the 2021 Valentine Day celebration, the Federal Road Safety Corps has warned the teaming community of celebrants and other road users, to desist from indulging in drunk driving, avoid excessive speed,
and resist the temptation to drive recklessly so as to mitigate all incidences of road traffic crashes during the celebration.
FRSC CORPS MARSHAL DEPLOYS SAFETY ENGINEERS TO AKUNGBA, MANDATES THEM TO IDENTIFY LIKELY CAUSES AND RECOMMEND URGENT SOLUTIONS TO TRAILER CRASHES ON THE NOTORIOUS BLACKSPOT.
Owing to the renewed vigour and rejigged operational strategies the Federal Road Safety Corps embedded into tactical eradication of road traffic crashes in the country, the Corps Marshal , Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has deployed Safety Engineers to Akungba to ascertain the causes...
and recommend solutions to incessant trailer crashes that have bedevilled that particular route of the highway. This is in addition to an Ambulance rescue point earlier established close to the notorious spot for prompt rescue operations.
BENIN MAGISTRATE SENTENCES STRIPPED TRICYCLE RIDER WHO ASSAULTED FRSC PERSONNEL IN JULY, 2020 TO 3 MONTHS IMPRISONMENT.
A Magistrate Court sitting in Benin city, Edo State has on Monday, 11 January, 2021, sentenced Mr Adeshina Adeyemo, a tricycle operator that assaulted FRSC personnel and stripped himself naked along Benin / Sapele road in July 2020 to 3 months imprisonment...
for attacking patrol operatives and damaging of patrol vehicle belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps.
AVOID NIGHT TRIPS,THEY ARE NOT ONLY UNSAFE, BUT UTTERLY DANGEROUS- OYEYEMI.
Arising from the dangers, the risks and the rising cases of fatalities occasioned by road traffic crashes recorded at night, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has advised fleet operators, other commercial drivers & patronisers of night trips,
including private vehicle owners to desist henceforth from it, emphasising that night trip which is often characterised by poor visibility, fatigue, sleeping on wheels, excessive speed among others is not only unsafe, but utterly dangerous.
AS NIN IS NOW COMPULSORY FOR FRESH AND DRIVER’S LICENCE RENEWAL, IT BECOMES COMPULSORY FOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION FROM SECOND QUARTER OF 2021 AS PER PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVES- OYEYEMI.
In full compliance with the directives of the
Federal Government on the harmonisation of citizens' data; which the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has since commenced with the introduction of compulsory provision of the National Identification Number (NIN)...
by applicants of the National Driver's License (NDL); the Corps Marshal, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has also made provision of NIN mandatory for all categories of Vehicle registration, effective from second quarter of 2021. This is in total compliance with Presidential directives.
CORPS MARSHAL EXPRESSES CONCERNS OVER SPEED RELATED CRASHES, ORDERS FOR INCREASED ENFORCEMENT OF SPEED LIMITING DEVICE.
Following a careful review of the first phase of the end of year special patrol being embarked upon by personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and increasing cases of speed related crashes recorded within the period,
the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has expressed deep concerns and directed Commanding Officers to step up enforcement of the law on use of speed limiting device.
END OF THE YEAR PATROL: FRSC CORPS MARSHAL COMMENDS PERSONNEL, EXPRESSES SATISFACTION WITH THE GENERAL CONDUCT OF MEN AND ROAD USERS
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has expressed satisfaction with the general conduct, commitment and professionalism of the personnel of the Corps as manifested during the ongoing yuletide special patrol. He also commended the cooperation...
of the road users, saying that the excellent performances and positive impact recorded by the Corps is directly tied to the high rate of compliance received from the motoring public.
OYEYEMI FELICITATES WITH CHRISTIANS, REITERATES NEED TO OBSERVE COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
As Nigerian Christians join their counterparts from across the world to celebrate this year's Christmas under the threats of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has felicitated with them
...and enjoying everyone to duly observe the COVID-19 protocols against the dreaded disease in line with the directives of the Presidential Task Force (PTF).
FRSC PROMOTES 2880 OFFICERS AND MARSHALS TO THE NEXT RANK
The Federal Road Safety Commission has on 14 December, 2020 after due consideration of the report submitted by its Est. Committee in respect to the 2019 promotion,
...approved the promotion of 435 Officers to their next ranks, as the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi also approved the promotion of 769 Marshal Inspectors and 1676 Road Marshal Assistants to the next rank.
36000 OPERATIVES DEPLOYED FOR NATIONWIDE END OF YEAR SPECIAL PATROL OPERATION
Pursuant to the envisioned increase in vehicular movement across the country occasioned by the yuletide, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has ordered the immediate deployment of logistics, personnel and Special Marshals nationwide..
to entrench safety on the roads, enforce compliance on established road traffic rules, COVID-19 precautionary measure for commuters, and secure free flow of traffic for the motoring public along all corridors and other roads.
FRSC COMMENCES ENFORCEMENT OF NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER IN DRIVER'S LICENCE PROCESSING
Following the Federal Government's directives on the harmonisation of citizens' data by relevant agencies, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) had in compliance with the directives earlier put members of the public on notice. As a follow up to that,
...FRSC Management has resolved that effective 21 December, 2020, all applicants for the National Driver's Licence in Nigeria must present the National Identification Number (NIN) from the @nimc_ng before they can be captured for any class of the licences produced by the FRSC.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TAKES MEASURES WITH STRATEGIC STAKEHOLDERS AGAINST PETROLEUM TANKER CRASHES.
Following the resolutions reached at the earlier meeting of the Major Oil Marketers of Nigeria (MOMAN) & the National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) renewal workshop held on 24 Sept, 2020 at IBETO Hotel, Abuja in the face of frequent cases of road traffic crashes
involving petroleum tankers and trucks leading to wanton destruction of lives and property in the country, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha directed that a meeting of strategic stakeholders be held on Monday, 23rd November, 2020.
UNKNOWN GUNMEN ATTACK SOME FRSC STAFF ENROUTE UDI AT MARARABAN UDEGE IN NASARAWA.
Some personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps traveling from Sokoto & Kebbi State Commands of for a training programme at FRSC Academy, Udi, were reportedly attacked by Bandits/Kidnappers at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka, Nasarawa state today...
Monday 14th September, 2020 at about 8am. The Officers totalling 26 in number were travelling in two buses.
FRSC BOARD APPROVES THE DISMISSAL OF 8, TERMINATION OF APPOINTMENT OF 10 AND OTHER PUNISHMENTS FOR 10 OTHER OFFICERS.
As part of organised effort to rid the Federal Road Safety Corps of indiscipline and corrupt elements, the Board, Federal Road Safety Commission has granted approval for the award of various degrees of punishment to 28 officers of the Corps...
in accordance with the provisions of the FRSC Regulation on Discipline. The officers had been found culpable for desertion, forgery, number plate racketeering, bribery, scandalous behaviour, drivers license racketeering, patrol misconduct, among others.
OYEYEMI ISSUES TRAVEL ADVISORY AS FRSC BEGINS NATIONWIDE EMBER MONTHS CAMPAIGNS WITH THE THEME DRIVE SAFE AND STAY SAFE
As the Federal Road Safety Corps begins its nationwide end of the year campaigns with the theme; 'Drive Safe and Stay Safe', the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has called on the motoring public to make the year 2020 'ember' months unique and crash free...
by adhering strictly to road traffic regulations. He stated among others, that road traffic crashes are avoidable and road crash free society is possible when best road practices are applied.
CORPS MARSHAL ACTIVATES PROSECUTION OF OWNERS AND DRIVERS OF TANKERS INVOLVED IN MULTIPLE CRASH AND EXPLOSION AT KARA BRIDGE, LAGOS- IBADAN EXPRESSWAY
Following the unfortunate road traffic crash involving 3 tankers and a trailer that were engulfed in explosion on Kara bridge of the Lagos- Ibadan expressway, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has activated immediate..
...and thorough crash investigation and subsequent prosecution of both the owners, and drivers of the 4 articulated vehicles.
The attention of the Corps has been adequately drawn to a video currently dominating the social media sphere about a motorist who had an encounter with FRSC Personnel in the course of carrying out the ongoing enforcement of Presidential/National directive on ' Stay At Home'.
After a careful study and analysis of the video and what transpired in it, the Corps wishes to inform the public that the following proactive measures have been taken;