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Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) will be promoting quality driver training to ensure safety on the country’s roads.

The FRSC and Driving School Associations (DSA) have adopted resolutions toward achieving this.

 The initiative was in furtherance of the corps’ mandate of ensuring safety. This is especially by enthroning a training system that produces quality drivers.

Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, and representatives of DSA reached the resolutions at a recent meeting in Abuja.





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FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi

According to the Corps Public Education Officer,, Bisi Kazeem, the associations that attended the meeting included Nigeria Driving School Proprietors Association (NDSPA), Association of Driving Instructors of Nigeria (ADIN) and Driving School Association of Nigeria (DSAN).

The meeting encouraged the three associations to close ranks and forge a common front for the development of quality driver training and safety on the roads.

Some of the key points of the agreement read, “Interested driving schools shall put in place appropriate machinery for the training of motorcycle and tricycle riders.

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“Driving schools to be re-categorised. This shall be based on their capacity for training of applicants for driver’s licence.This will include class ‘A’ drivers licence.

“Only driving schools that have the capacity to train motorcycle and tricycle riders shall be allowed to train and issue certificate to applicant for class ‘A’ drivers licence.”

The statement said that a technical committee to be chaired by the Deputy Corps Marshal Training. He will assisted by two representatives from each of the three associations.





 





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