Rainy Season: FRSC urges motorists to reduce speed to minimise crashes

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Idiroko Unit Command, Ogun has appealed to motorists to reduce speed during the rainy season to minimise accidents.

Mr Olaluwoye Akinwunmi,  Unit of FRSC in Idiroko, made the appeal in an with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Ota.

NAN reports the rainy season from March to November.

Akinwunmi said the appeal became necessary to reduce unnecessary loss of lives and property during the rainy season.

The unit noted speed had been the major cause of accidents in the state, which had claimed the lives of many.

“The effects of speeding cannot be over emphasised it kills faster than any deadly someone   imagine,” he said.

He enjoined motorists to replace worn-out wipers and tyres.

Olaluwoye admonished motorists against traveling when there is serious windstorms to avert mishaps on the highway.

He equally advised to use their C-Caution in their vehicles broke down to prevent incoming vehicles from ramming into . (NAN)