The Tararba State sector command of the Federal Road Safety Commission is embarking on a sensitization campaign to enlighten motorists on the need to know the safety measures needed for tyres. Recent statistics are showing that a good percentage of road crashes are mainly caused by blown out tires.
Our Taraba state correspondent Uduak Godwin reports that the targeted audience for the campaign includes the vulcanizers, Tyre dealers, Road transporters and Other Road users. Tyres are some of the most common cause of Road accidents and a lot of motorists are not aware of this.
The Federal Road Safety Commission in Tararba state deemed it necessary to embarked on awareness campaign enlightening motorist and individuals on the lifespan of tyres, the need for proper inflation, adequate gauging of air pressure in tyres, avoidance of overloading, strict compliance to rules and regulation among others.