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|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by kevotek1000(m): 6:37am On Nov 22|
Edo man... ITV in this regards don try wella.
|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by greatbuc(m): 6:38am On Nov 22|
|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by derbykol(f): 6:50am On Nov 22|
sonnie10:Just yesterday,an experienced commercial bus driver hit a tricycle from the back.He injured almost all the occupants of the Keke,though his experience helped him not to run over the tricycle.Overspeeding is another cause of accident.Wrong and poor overtaking is another factor.In driving,both experienced and inexperienced do have accidents.
|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by Teymanhenry(m): 7:37am On Nov 22|
well more accidents have to happen in the Ember periods which coincides with more travels. these travelers are mostly people who last drove past the roads by say January and now driving by December, they'd clearly not be aware of new portholes , bumps and/or blocks in those roads. hence resulting in more accidents
|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by vickydevoka(m): 7:45am On Nov 22|
People traveling , I don't travel on ember months
|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by Coldie(m): 7:50am On Nov 22|
Igbankpa:That's not the reason people tend to travel more during ember month.
If before ember month out of 10travels u get 1accident. In Ber month when travelling multiplies by 5 that means out of 50 u get 5 accidents
|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by gabrielokeke555(m): 8:28am On Nov 22|
The reason is not spiritual as many people think.
Here are the reasons for high incidence of Road accidents during this period:
1. More people are traveling that period due to the festivity, so the road is more congested and couple with the terrible condition of Nigeria roads.
2. The transport company commuters (GUO, PMT, GIG, YSG e.t.c) are in a hurry as that period is the season for them to make money. The more to and fro they go, the more money in the bag for them.
3. Many people are travelling with loads and luggages, so there is high rate of overloading vehicles during this period which is not good safety-wise
4. We are having people who have their Drivers license before even attending Proper Driving School. This ones are fortunate to have a vehicle in November and are basically street drivers or office to house drivers. They are already planning on plying the highways and expressways to go for Christmas in December.
I think these are some reasons
|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by incometeacher: 8:29am On Nov 22|
Let them fix all roads for travellers and see if there will be more deaths. This is just a superstitious belief.
People tend to travel more during EMBER months that’s why we record high accident and deaths in Ember months.
It’s all about our roads in Nigeria.
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|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by sonnie10: 8:57am On Nov 22|
derbykol:True both experienced and inexperienced drivers do have accidents but the rate is not the same.
In the US for example, auto insurance premium is pro rated based on experience. What does that indicate? Experienced drivers pay less on insurance because they are considered to be safer drivers. Except if they have record of accident.
Now, remember that most of the new drivers you see on the interstate road during this period have never done long distance drive. In town driving which they are used to is quite different from expressway driving and they do not know this.
Due to the speed of other vehicles, there are decisions that have to be made in splits of a second and well calculated. Most times the inexperienced one hardly get it right and that is the problem. For example, you don’t go slamming on your brakes in front of a fasting trailing heavy vehicle. It takes them longer to slow down unlike a passenger car.
|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by derbykol(f): 9:05am On Nov 22|
sonnie10:Good one!I rest my case.
|Re: EMBER Months - Myth Or Reality? by Respectedguy: 7:55pm On Nov 23|
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