Tackling the menace of road accidents in ember months
Sir: It has become a general trend over time that as the year gradually grinds to a halt, accidents become the order of the day.
Experts call for compulsory travellers’ insurance against road accidents
Following the high and frequent cases of road accidents on the nation’s highways, insurance experts have called on the Federal Government to introduce compulsory insurance cover for all travellers on the nation’s roads. The Managing Director, Top Brackets Insurance Brokers, Alex Onyenike, noted that besides the need for drivers’ carefulness on the wheels, “the need…
10 Tanzanian army reservists killed in bus crash
At least ten Tanzanian army reservists were killed on Thursday when their overcrowded and dilapidated bus overturned in the south of the country, police and witnesses said. The army had rented the bus to transport 210 reservists to a training camp when it crashed in Igodima in Mbeya region. Regional police commander Mussa Taibu blamed…
2,598 Nigerians died in road accidents in 6 months
No fewer than 2, 598 Nigerians died in road accidents between October, 2017 and March, 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Wapic tackles road accidents with ‘Safety-on-Wheels’ Initiative
In an effort to tackle the menace of causalities and deaths from road accidents, Wapic Insurance Plc has launched ‘Safety-on-Wheels’ campaign in the country. The Managing Director of WAPIC, Yinka Adekoya, who made the disclosure at a media parley in Lagos, noted that accidents on the nation’s roads, had taken more lives than the deadly…
Road safety and accident prevention
In this part of the world, road accidents have become a frequent incident such that nobody or agency cares to determine what act particularly led to the incident, publicize it, and make efforts to prevent further occurrence.
Youths worst affected by road accidents - FRSC
Seven in every 10 victims of road crashes are youths aged between 15 and 29, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has said.