• Speed Limit at 80-120Kph for trucks, cars to begin from January- FRSC

    Speed Limit at 80-120Kph for trucks, cars to begin from January- FRSC

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has pegged the speed limit of trucks and cars at 80 and 120 kilometres per hour (Kph), with effect from January 1, 2017.

    This move, it said is a way of reducing the rate of auto crashes and its attendant deaths on roads and highways in the country.

    Borno State Sector Commander of FRSC, Shehu Iliyasu, made the disclosure in Maiduguri, in an interactive session with journalists on the implementation and the imperative of installing speed […]

  • Oct. 1 deadline for speed limit enforcement unchangeable — FRSC

    Oct. 1 deadline for speed limit enforcement unchangeable — FRSC

    It was gathered that the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Bayelsa, has insisted that there is no going back on the Oct. 1 deadline for enforcement of the speed limiting device in the state.

    Mr Wobin Gora, FRSC state sector commander, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Yenagoa, that the deadline is sacrosanct.

    He urged the commercial drivers in the state to obey the directive and install the device in their vehicles, adding that the command was […]

  • RTEAN disagrees with FRSC on use of speed limit device

    RTEAN disagrees with FRSC on use of speed limit device

    According to reports, the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has suggested that the speed limit device proposed by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) must not be limited to commercial vehicles alone but extended to all categories of vehicles, including the private ones.

    The National President, RTEAN, Alhaji Musa Shehu Isiwele, said in Abuja yesterday that limiting the speed limit device to commercial vehicles alone could best be described as “witch-hunting” and a ploy to further stifle the contribution […]