Traffic on roads has also acted as a great health hazard to the populace, including vehicular crashes, air pollution, and injuries caused to the pedestrians and other road users. Air pollution resulting from exhaust fumes have caused severe health problems to people including skin diseases and breathing problems (BUSE, MAYS & WALT 2012, p.Nigeria as a country has undergone a series of infrastructural developments and policy regulations. These developments are majorly intended to improve the health standards of the general population, most of which though haven’t been able to bear the fruits of their intuition. The country recorded the highest statistics with regard to the loss of lives through road accidents at some stage. It is with this recognition that it got inspired to establish the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) which it accorded among other responsibilities, policymaking and the organization and administration of road safety measures in the country. However, with the introduction of FRSC and the vehicle Inspection Officials (VIO), there has not been many improvements in the road carnage situation and this should prompt other more effective and punitive measures to avert the situation. Most of the accident occasions results from unsafe human acts, and these are constituted by reckless and dangerous driving, drunken driving, and faulty pedestrian attitude. Other cause also includes both the vehicular factors, road conditions and the environmental factors (NIGERIA 2007, p.In order to deal with these health issues, taking account. The Importance Of Health Issues Solving In Nigeria.
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