Bad Roads Not Responsible For Accidents On Highways – Fashola

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has stated that injuries and avoidable accidents that occur on highways are not always due to bad roads as claimed by road users.

According to him, road accidents are largely due to speeding and the recklessness of drivers, adding that no driver speeds on a bad road.
While speaking at a capacity building workshop on the activation of the five United Nations’ Convention on Road Traffic, in Abuja, he made this known.

The minister urged the Federal Road Safety Corps to intensify efforts on public enlightenment campaigns, orientation and education of drivers to be of good behaviour while on highways in order to ensure the safety of lives and property. OB News: Bad Roads Not Responsible For Accidents On Highways – Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has stated that injuries and avoidable accidents that occur on highways are not always due to bad roads as claimed by road users.

According to him, road accidents are largely due to speeding and the recklessness of drivers, adding that no driver speeds on a bad road. .
While speaking at a capacity building workshop on the activation of the five United Nations’ Convention on Road Traffic, in Abuja, he made this known.

The minister urged the Federal Road Safety Corps to intensify efforts on public enlightenment campaigns, orientation and education of drivers to be of good behaviour while on highways in order to ensure the safety of lives and property.

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