Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) has put the maximum speed limit for trucks at 60 km/hr. The Petrol tanker drivers decision was announced by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on wednesday. Even though the FRSC had announced the speed limit at 75 km/hr earlier.
Tanker drivers in recent times have caused a lot of accidents, lives were lost and properties destroyed. The FRSC and NUPENG have threatened to restrain the movement of tanker drivers without the speed limiters or reflective tapes from the 1st of September 2015.