The Federal Road Safety Corps Says 88 Died During Christmas Period

The Federal Road Safety Corps says, a total of 88 persons died on road crashes across the country. The Corps Public Education Officer of the  FRSC, Etuk Imoh who stated this said all the death occurred between 19th to 28th of this month. He attributed the crashes to the flagrant abuse of safety regulations on the high way and over speeding.The corps said it also recorded 48 percent reduction in the number of road traffic crashes within the period, which stood at 193 in comparison with 368 road crashes in 2013 while a 53 percent reduction was also recorded in injuries in 2014 with 733 injured persons as against the 2013 figure of 1,564.

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