The Federal Road Safety Corps in Adamawa says no fewer than 40 persons died in road accidents between September and December 9.
The corps also states that 203 other persons sustained various degrees of injury.
This was disclosed by Mr Ocheja Ameh, FRSC Adamawa Sector Commander,on Friday in Yola.
He said that the period within September and December also recorded 82 road traffic accidents.
He said that 138 vehicles with 407 people were involved out of which 364 persons were rescued by FRSC officials to nearest hospitals.
He attributed major reasons for the accidents to speed violation, tyre puncture, wrong overtaking and loss of control on the part of drivers.
The sector commander called on motorists to drive with care, always abide by road traffic regulations and respect security personnel on highways.