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The Federal Street Security Corps, FRSC, has insisted that with the intention to scale back the speed of demise and accidents on the highways, there’s a want on the a part of the motoring public to train persistence every time they’re driving.

It additionally suggested all highway customers, whether or not drivers or motorcyclists to always adjust to the prescribed velocity restrict as a method of guaranteeing security on the highway.

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 highway, Osogbo final week.

Mrs. Ibrahim, whereas advocating for the applying of ‘frequent sense’ velocity restrict when driving urged highway customers to at all times decelerate significantly every time they’re approaching a city, market or U-turn as a result of different highway customers and pedestrians additionally avail themselves of the roads.

“Since there are quite a lot of activates the roads, there may be the necessity to decelerate on strategy as this is able to additionally contribute in averting highway visitors accidents and automotive crashes.

“Most of those crashes are attributable to extreme rushing 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 midst of transferring from one place to the opposite.”

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Whereas calling on the general public to simply accept the truth that highway security is all people’s enterprise, the Osun FRSC Sector Commander defined that the Fee has personnel in township roads controlling visitors.

“We additionally go to the markets to discourage individuals from parking their automobiles on the highway, however after we depart, they are going to disregard our directives.”

She additionally maintained that the highway customers must take private duty as a result of extreme rushing by autos could trigger extra hurt to the individuals.

“There is no such thing as a level in finishing up steady reminders and the fee can not do route lining from Gbongan to Osogbo. We’re at all times sensitising on the necessity to scale back their velocity restrict and decelerate to appease the situations of the roads as a result of there are junctions and markets situated on this stretch of highway from Gbongan to Osogbo.

DAILY POST had reported final week accidents that occurred on the Gbongan-Ibadan highway at Ogo-Oluwa the place a girl roasting plantain was killed by the roadside and at Owode-Ede, the place a person was critically 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 in addition on Easter Monday, a close to deadly accident involving an 18 seater bus was averted at Heritage Junction on the Gbongan-Ibadan highway.

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