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FRSC warns against drinking habits among motorists

A suspected drunk driver, Wasiu Kareem, who almost had a crash along the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway being tested for alcohol with breathalyzer by FRSC officers and he actually tested positive. Photo: Courtesy, Dr. Kayode Olagunju (FRSC)

 The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Thursday raised the alarm over drinking habits among motorists in Nigeria, saying this could dramatically upturn the trends and statistics that makeup the decline recorded in road traffic crashes in the face of obvious signs of progress in road safety, despite the fast paced ...

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Parent texting ranks among young drivers distraction in new Ford Report


Parents texting and calling their kids behind the wheel rank among young drivers’ top perceived distractions, according to a Nielsen survey. One in three young drivers say they are distracted by texts and calls from parents and family members asking their whereabouts. The drivers say these types of interruptions are ...

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Tough new route for 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race

Port: Auckland, New Zealand (2011-12) - Photo: Paul Todd / Volvo Ocean Race

  Team Alvimedica (2014-15) – Photo: Amory Ross / Team Alvimedica   As preparations for the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race begin in earnest, a gruelling new route has been revealed for the competition scheduled to start late next year. The new route, which will be the longest ever at over ...

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FRSC is Committed to Civility In Traffic Enforcement – Oyeyemi

Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi (centre) , with participants at the Capacity Building Workshop for Corps Intelligence Officers held at the FRSC Academy Udi, Enugu State, ...recently

  The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has restated the commitment of the Corps to the values of civility in the enforcement of traffic rules and regulations in Nigeria, saying his management abhors abuse of fundamental human right of road users. He stated ...

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Pirelli: Tiger Wheel & Tyre offers free tickets to F1 USA Grand Prix 2016


Surely, there’s never been a better time to buy new Pirelli tyres, especially now that the 2016 Formula One® (F1®) championship is in full swing and the competition is fierce. Though that’s not the only contest that’s heating up, the real deal is the Tiger Wheel & Tyre and Pirelli competition ...

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Mercedes-Benz starts production of new GLC Coupé at Bremen plant

Markus Schäfer (right, Member of the Divisional Board Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain Management), Peter Theurer (3rd from right, Head of the Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant) and Michael Peters (2nd from the right, Chairman of the Works Council at the Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant) with the team during the first job of the new GLC Coupé.

Production of the new GLC Coupé has started at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen. It is the second all-new model to be launched at the plant this year. “With the start of production of the GLC Coupé, we are further expanding our SUV family as a key element in the ...

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At stakeholders’ forum on auto policy, Assemblers task FG on incentives, Tokunbo vehicles


  (By Moses Akaigwe)  For the first time since its inauguration on May 29, 2015, the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed that it does not plan to reverse the National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) flagged off by its predecessor in July, 2014. This has considerably deflated the ...

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FRSC Corps Marshal Commends FG over Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, Tasks Companies Handling Rehabilitation on Safety Measures

Rep. of the Corps Marshal, Assistant Corps Marshal (PRS), Kayode Olagunju, in a meeting with companies handling the rehabilitation of the Lagos - Ibadan Expressway; Julius Berger, Reynold Construction Company (RCC) and Supervisory Engineers from the Ministry of Works, Power and Housing on safety compliance, construction sites management and palliatives on failed portions.

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has applauded the Federal Government for resuming work on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and other major roads across the country with the recent mobilization of contractors to site. He assured that the Corps was determined to ensure that ...

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Toyota C-HR – First Reveal of New Crossover’s Sophisticated Interior Design

Newly-revealed Toyota C-HR Crossover

  The C-HR gives Toyota a powerful new presence in the growing C crossover segment. It is intended to spearhead a new movement within its segment -to create a new frontier. That’s why we decided it had to be unique: with its own personality, full of originality – Kazuhiko Isawa, Chief ...

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NAMA Hails Nigerian Auto Journalists over Annual Training

From left: Vice Chairman, Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA), Mr. Mike Ochonma; Special Adviser to Governor of Lagos State on Transportation, Prince Anofi Elegushi; Chairman of NAJA, Mr. Frank Kintum, and Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Dayo Mobereola....when members of NAJA paid the Commissioner a courtesy visit in his Ikeja office...recently

The Nigerian Automotive Manufacturers Association (NAMA) has commended Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) for instituting an annual training for its members, saying this will help the implementation of the nation’s auto policy. Chairman of NAMA, who is also the Managing Director of VON Automobiles Limited, Mr. Tokunbo Aromolaran, gave the commendation, ...

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