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Road Transport Policy And Traffic Management In Nigeria

PA Oyadiran, AM Aregbesola

Abstract




The effectiveness of road transportation relies heavily on several factors and the attitude of the road driver to traffic engineering, control and management requirement. It is in the light of the above consideration and context that this study; Road Transport policy and Traffic management in Nigeria, Directorate of Road Traffic Service (DRTS) Federal Capital Territory Abuja in Perspective can conveniently be situated. The study brings into focus for better appreciation, the important roles of the traffic officers in driving test licenses, road worthiness test, enlightenment campaign activities, highway patrol, revenue generation etc which are all important elements in actualizing the policy thrust of the country\'s transport policy of adequacy and safety using both primary and secondary sources of data collection with simple percentage method of analysis and system theory as theoretical underpinning. Conclusion and far reaching recommendations were drawn in the light of the findings with the hope that such will shape the transportation policy process of government.


Keywords: Policy; transport; management; traffic

JORIND Vol. 6 (1) 2008: pp. 21-21



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jorind.v6i1.42412
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