Friday, 9 September 2016

FRSC to deploy 20,000 personnel, 697 patrol vehicles, 283 motorbikes, for Sallah patrol

Corps Marshall of the Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, noted that though the corps’ recorded a reduction in road crashes between January and August is an improvement of the figures recorded between the same period in 2015, figures of crashes and road incidents are unacceptable and must brought down significantly.

 According to the Head Media Relations and Strategy of the Corps, Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Marshal’s   while deploying 20,000 personnel, 697 patrol vehicles, 283 motorbikes, 76 ambulances
and 22 tow trucks for Sallah patrols opined that analysis showed that from January to August 2015, a total of 5,953 crashes were recorded involving 39,119 people in which 3,233 of them died and 17,189 others were rescued alive. However, within the same period in 2016, 5,707 crashes were recorded involving 38,222 people out of which 3,048 died and 17,446 others were rescued alive.


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