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Trailers and Trucks To Start Using 3 Number Plates – FRSC




Trailers and Trucks To Start Using 3 Number Plates

The Federal Road Safety Corps has concluded processes towards the full implementation of 3 number plates for articulated vehicles.

According to the FRSC, “This is part of efforts geared towards enhancing national security and promoting ease of vehicle identification, and robust data management.

In a statement, the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, said, “it is statutory for articulated vehicles to have 3 number plates which are to be visibly placed at the front of the tractor, at the back of the tractor and the third number plate, placed at the back of the trailer or tanker”.

FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi

It is to boost existing data on articulated vehicles, promote national security. It is also intended to enhance ease of identification. Also, the project is intended to advance the objectives of the National Vehicle Identification Scheme (NVIS).

It is important to note that the three number plates are essentially designed for designated vehicles alone. As such, vehicles order than articulated will only have 2 number plates placed at the front and rear of the vehicles for ease of identification.

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