The ban of commercial motorcycle riders: an effective strategy in reducing the rate of road traffic accidents in Nigeria
Daha Garba Muhammad1*
1Department of Physiotherapy, Abubakar Tafawa Belewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, Nigeria.
*Correspondence: Daha Garba Muhammad; +234 706 680 5746; firstname.lastname@example.org
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Keywords: Motorcycle, Accidents, Strategy, Emergency.
Yen Med J. 2020;2(4):5 – 6.
Cite this article: Muhammad DG. The ban of commercial motorcycle riders: an effective strategy in reducing the rate of road traffic accidents in Nigeria. Yen Med J. 2020;2(4):5 – 6.
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