• FRSC arrests 2,600 motorists over non-installation of speed limiting device

    FRSC arrests 2,600 motorists over non-installation of speed limiting device

    According to reports, the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, yesterday said it had arrested over 2,600 motorists for not installing the speed limiting device in their vehicles. Commander of Rivers State Sector Command, Andrew Kumakpayi, spoke in Port Harcourt during a health programme organized for tanker drivers in conjunction with Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and Medical Women’s Association of Nigerian, MWAN.

    Kumapayi expressed happiness that the compliance level of vehicle owners in the state to the speed limiting device was encouraging.

    He […]

  • Speed Limit Device: Private vehicles free till 2017

    Speed Limit Device: Private vehicles free till 2017

    It was gathered that the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday in Lagos says the subtle enforcement of speed limit is only on commercial and fleet operators, while that of private vehicles will commence in 2017.

    Mrs Ojeme Ewhrudjakpor, Deputy Corps Marshal (DCM) Operations of the corps, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the subtle enforcement on the speed limit “is not for private vehicles for now”.

    “For now we are not looking at private vehicle owners because we […]

  • Imported commercial vehicles must be fitted with speed limiter from January 1 – FRSC

    Imported commercial vehicles must be fitted with speed limiter from January 1 – FRSC

    According to reports, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, on Monday said all commercial vehicles coming into the country from January 1, 2017 must be fitted with speed limiter.

    Oyeyemi stated this in Kaduna when he visited the FRSC Sector Command for routine interaction with personnel to strengthen operational duties and general service delivery.

    Oyeyemi, represented by the Head of Operations, FRSC Headquarters, Abuja, Deputy Corps Marshal Ojeme Ewhrudjakpor, said that the measure was to ensure safety […]

  • FRSC to track down speed limit defaulting motorists from January 2017

    FRSC to track down speed limit defaulting motorists from January 2017

    It was gathered that the Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has flagged off the 2016 ember month patrol, warning that it would track down motorists who failed to install the speed limiting device as from January 2017.

    Speaking at the flag-off of the campaign at Television Garage, Kaduna, the Sector Commander, Mr Francis Udoma, stated that the command would use the period to encourage motorists to install the device.

    He said the FRSC had adopted persuasive campaign […]

  • Police ban Zamfara communities from erecting makeshift speed breakers

    Police ban Zamfara communities from erecting makeshift speed breakers

    According to report, the police in Zamfara State have banned the use of all forms of speed breakers or limiting materials on public roads, especially on the highways.

    The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Adejo Gabriel, announced this when he addressed journalists in his office in Gusau on Tuesday.

    Many communities erect speed breakers by using heavy firewood, logs, big stones, used tyres and other waste products to block the roads passing through their areas and villages.

    Many motorists, especially trailer […]

  • 2,800 commercial vehicles issued tickets over speed limiting device – FRSC

    2,800 commercial vehicles issued tickets over speed limiting device – FRSC

    It was gathered that the Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has said 2800 commercial vehicles were issued tickets for the speed limiting device at the commencement of the speed limiting device across the country.

    In a statement, which was made available to the media on Sunday in Abuja, the agency said the FRSC boss expressed satisfaction with the advisory enforcement of the device aimed at reducing road accident.

    The statement read: “2,800 commercial vehicles were […]

  • FRSC begins enforcement of speed limit device

    FRSC begins enforcement of speed limit device

    As the Federal Road Safety Corps begins the enforcement of the speed limit device installation nationwide today (Saturday), motorists plying the Sokoto highways, especially commercial drivers, have been warned to comply with the installation of the device in their vehicles.

    Failure to comply, according to the Deputy Corps Commander, Yusuf Aliyu Haruna, would lead to the defaulting vehicles being impounded, until the device is installed.

    DCC Haruna, who is presently the acting Sector Commander of Sokoto Command, FRSC, told Saturday PUNCH that […]

  • Council abolishes illegal speed bumps on highways – FRSC

    Council abolishes illegal speed bumps on highways – FRSC

    According to reports, the National Council on Works has approved the removal of all illegal and inappropriate speed breakers on the nation’s highways.

    Bisi Kazeem, the Head of Media Relations and Strategy, Federal Road Safety Corps, made this known to newsmen on Friday in Abuja.

    Speed bump is a hindrance to speeding created by a crosswise ridge in the surface of a roadway.

    Kazeem said a task force has been set up to assess the correct location and the type of speed bumps […]

  • Installation of speed limit device legal – FRSC

    Installation of speed limit device legal – FRSC

    Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Tuesday said the planned installation of the speed limiting device on vehicles plying public roads by the FRSC on October 1 is not illegal as viewed in some quarters.

    The corps said the plan is in accordance with section 10 subsection (3m) of the FRSC Establishment Act 2007.

    Assistant Corps Marshall of the FRSC, Dr. Kayode Olagunju, made the remark while fielding questions from newsmen in Calabar.

    Olagunju who doubles as head of Policy, Research and Statistics in […]

  • FRSC to enforce speed limiting device

    FRSC to enforce speed limiting device

    Commercial motorists who are yet to install the speed limiting device in their vehicles may have to do now as the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is set to crack down on defaulters.

    This follows the suspension of the embargo on the enforcement of the device in commercial vehicles and trucks by the National Assembly.

    The Corps Marshall, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, told journalists in Abuja that the federal lawmakers lifted the suspension of the programme last Thursday.

    He added that a new date […]