NewsAround NigeriaYelutide: Motorists in A/Ibom warned against over speeding ...

Yelutide: Motorists in A/Ibom warned against over speeding By; Patrick Titus, Uyo.

-

Yelutide: Motorists in A/Ibom warned against over speeding 

By; Patrick Titus, Uyo.
As the dry season dust increases in the air besides yuletide rush, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Akwa Ibom state has warned motorists against over speeding and violation of road traffic rules.
The  Public Relation Officer of the Command, Godsgift Owen gave the warning in Uyo during an interaction with newsmen on the preparedness of  the command  for the 2015 ember months safety road show, tagged ‘Driving Safely Into 2016’.
The significance of the exercise, Owen said was aimed at sensitizing motorists on the need to strictly adhere to traffic rules and the danger  of reckless driving during the yuletide period.
He explained that road crashes which are not mere occurrences but negligence and over speeding by motorists; especially commercial drivers can be reduced by building good road, user attitudes and adherence to traffic rules.
According to him, records showed that arrogance on the part of drivers in terms of over-speeding, expired tires, drunk-driving and over-loading vehicles are the major causes of road accidents.
“Accidents do not just happen; they are caused by road users as a result of negligence and disobedience of traffic rules and regulations.
“Road traffic crashes are not mere occurrences but largely human, which can be reduced through conscious effort by driving carefully and strict adherence to traffic rules.
“All we need to do on our highways is to examine our driving attitude to stay clear of any unhealthy practices and to be promoters of road safety advocacy,’’ Owen stated.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Out Of School Children: LSD Director Says 960 Girls Enrolled Into Schools In Adamawa

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON No fewer than 960 out-of-school girls have been enrolled back into schools in Adamawa State, Executive...

Trauma: CRUDAN Organizes 3-day Workshop For Christian Clerics In North West

By; GRACE JAMES, Kaduna Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN) North West Zone has organized  a three-day...

Mr LA Sets Agenda For Kaduna South PDP Councillors, Sues For Cohesion

By; AMOS MATHEW,  Kaduna As the newly elected council officials in Kaduna State set for inauguration, a chieftain of the...

2021 MWAN Award: Dr Batulu Muhammad Honoured, Amidst Encomiums From Adamawa People

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON The people of Adamawa State have showered praises on Dr. Batulu Isa Muhammad over her recent...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

Kogi Journalists Forum Hails Gov Bello For Actualizing Dream Of Oil Producing State

By; GRACE JAMES, Kaduna Kogi Journalists Forum has said that the ovation that greets the inclusion of Kogi State, naturally...

Ex International Boxer To FG: Release Nnamdi Kanu In Interest Of Justice, Peace

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON Mazi Ikechukwu Okoronkwo, ex international boxer and sports ambassador, has called for the release of Nnamdi...

Must read

BORNO GETS 7 PERMSECS

From DAUDA MBAYA, Maiduguri Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state...

MIGA would produce Olympic champions, Dambazau boasts as Games Opens in Kaduna

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON, Kaduna. Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you