Fuel scarcity: FRSC advises against carrying petrol in vehicles


Sango-Ota (Ogun) – The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists against carrying petrol in their attempt to beat fuel scarcity during travels.

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Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ota, Ogun.

Oladele said that the advice was to guard against fire outbreak, lost of lives and property.

According to him, the FRSC discouraging motorists from carrying fuel in their vehicles because of the risk and numerous consequences attached to it.

“By carrying fuel, the motorists have just created condition for combustion to take place.

“There is tendency for a vehicle to generate heat on motion as well as carrying fuel at the same time may result to fire outbreak when collision occurred between two articulated vehicles,” he said.

Oladele noted that all vehicles…

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