The Federal Highway Security Corps, FRSC, has insisted that so as to cut back the speed of dying and accidents on the highways, there’s a want on the a part of the motoring public to train persistence each time they’re driving.
It additionally suggested all street customers, whether or not drivers or motorcyclists to always adjust to the prescribed pace restrict as a approach of guaranteeing security on the street.
The Osun Sector Commander, Kudirat Ibrahim gave the recommendation in a chat with DAILY POST on the heels of the accidents that occurred on the Gbongan-Ibadan street, Osogbo final week.
Mrs. Ibrahim, whereas advocating for the applying of ‘frequent sense’ pace restrict when driving urged street customers to all the time decelerate significantly each time they’re approaching a city, market or U-turn as a result of different street customers and pedestrians additionally avail themselves of the roads.
“Since there are lots of activates the roads, there may be the necessity to decelerate on strategy as this could additionally contribute in averting street site visitors accidents and automotive crashes.
“Most of those crashes are brought on by extreme dashing and wrongful overtaking on the a part of motorists.
“The motoring public must work with the FRSC, federal and state governments to make sure that they don’t hurt different individuals in the middle of transferring from one place to the opposite.”
Whereas calling on the general public to simply accept the truth that street security is all people’s enterprise, the Osun FRSC Sector Commander defined that the Fee has personnel in township roads controlling site visitors.
“We additionally go to the markets to discourage individuals from parking their automobiles on the street, however after we depart, they’ll disregard our directives.”
She additionally maintained that the street customers must take private accountability as a result of extreme dashing by automobiles might trigger extra hurt to the individuals.
“There isn’t a level in finishing up steady reminders and the fee can not do route lining from Gbongan to Osogbo. We’re all the time sensitising on the necessity to cut back their pace restrict and decelerate to appease the situations of the roads as a result of there are junctions and markets situated on this stretch of street from Gbongan to Osogbo.
DAILY POST had reported final week accidents that occurred on the Gbongan-Ibadan street at Ogo-Oluwa the place a girl roasting plantain was killed by the roadside and at Owode-Ede, the place a person was severely injured by an 18 seater bus.
Additionally, DAILY POST reported one other incident the place a Nissan Primera automotive heading in the direction of Olaiya Junction was consumed completely by hearth and likewise on Easter Monday, a close to deadly accident involving an 18 seater bus was averted at Heritage Junction on the Gbongan-Ibadan street.