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Taraba FRSC recorded 345 crashes, 16 deaths in 2022

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345 people are said to have been involved in road accidents in 2022 as in opposition to 573 in 2021 in Taraba State.

The state commandant of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Celina Williams, who gave the decide on (*16*) in Jalingo, said 163 people had been injured in 2022 as in opposition to the 362 recorded in 2021.

She said there have been 16 deaths in 2022 as in opposition to the 22 recorded in 2021.

The Commandant disclosed the figures whereas flagging off Ember month road safety campaigns in Taraba.

The 2022 advertising marketing campaign is tagged “Avoid Speeding, Overloading and Unsafe Tyres to Arrive Alive.”

The command, she said would take the accountability of enlightening road clients via quite a few consciousness and patrol operations, with the aim to curtail and put a stop to infractions resembling overspeeding, overloading, use of fake tyres, use of cellphone whereas driving and many others which have in the earlier impacted negatively on road clients.

She said the Ember months are usually acknowledged to return with a extreme amount of human and vehicular actions along with a lot of totally different actions to mark the tip of the yr.

Explaining the significance of the theme, she said, “looking at road use in the world today, it is obvious that infractions like speeding, overloading, use of fake tyres, use of phone while driving etc has impacted negatively on road transportation and road users.”

”This yr’s advertising marketing campaign is hinged on enlightening the road clients via quite a few consciousness and patrol operations which is ready to help curtail and ultimately put a stop to the infractions bearing in ideas that road guests crash has no respect for anyone irrespective of race, age, standing, tribe or religion, on account of this truth, there could also be need for all arms to be on deck to verify safety on our roads.

”FRSC being the lead firm in Road Traffic Management in Nigeria, it has taken the lead in guaranteeing that the advertising marketing campaign is sustained yearly and has moreover confirmed the willingness to collaborate with the state authorities and totally different stakeholders to verify the safety of road clients by the and after the Ember months.

She admonished “all road users to strictly adhere to traffic laws and avoid all forms of traffic infractions, using and patronizing illegal parks and non-adherence to COVID-19 Protocols”.

Taraba FRSC recorded 345 crashes, 16 deaths in 2022

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