30% of truck drivers have vision problems – FRCS!

Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi has revealed that about 30 per cent of drivers of articulated vehicles have vision problems and can hardly see well at night.

Oyeyemi said this was the outcome of a recent research conducted by the corps following frequent road accidents involving trailers/tankers leading to loss of lives.

He noted the commission discovered during the interview session that the drivers think if they use glasses, they will lose their jobs.

Oyeyemi expressed worry about the high rate of accidents involving tankers/trailers, attributing about 85 per cent of the road crashed to human errors.

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