The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Thursday said 50 percent of fatal road accident recorded in Ogun so far in 2018 occurred at road construction zones. Mr Clement Oladele, the FRSC Ogun Sector Commander stated this in Sagamu, Ogun while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sideline of the inauguration of the 2018 FRSC Ember month campaign in Sagamu. The campaign has as theme, “Safe Driving Saves Lives.’’ The FRSC boss, therefore, implored motorists not to exceed speed of 50km/h and to avoid overtaking when at construction zones to reduce road accident. He stressed the need for stakeholders in road management to enlighten road users on their safety, especially ember month. Oladele described ember month as the busiest in the year during which more people traveled to observe the Christmas and New Year holidays. “It has been noticed that people are not usually patient at diversions and construction sites and this has led to many deaths on the highways. “From the 214 deaths recorded so far in Ogun in 2018, we have noticed that for every two deaths caused by road traffic crashes, one occurred at a construction zone. “That is why we are appealing… Read full this story
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