LAGOS RESIDENTS CRY OUT OVER CUT-THROAT TRAFFIC OFFENCE FINES – SEE NEW TRAFFIC OFFENCES AND FINES

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    Lagos residents have cried out over the new mind blowing traffic offences and fines put in place by the administration of Gov. Sanwo Olu.

    Below are the offences and fines:

    1. Driving without a Driver’s licence – Impound vehicle.

    2. Driving of any vehicle by person under 18 – N30,000.

    3. Driving with fake number plates – N30,000, 3 years in prison.

    4. Driving with forged vehicle particulars – 6 months in prison.

    5. Driving with fake driver’s licence – 6 months in prison.

    6. Driving without road worthiness – Impound vehicle.

    7. Driving only yellow – N80,000. Enforce painting

    8. Driving with Hackey permit – Impound vehicle.

    9. No display of Hackey permit – Impound vehicle

    10. Kabu Kabu without permit – Impound vehicle

    11. Disobeying LASTMA Officer – N30,000/
    Impound vehicle.

    12. Neglect of traffic direction light – 3 months in prison.

    13. Smoking while driving – N30,000/Impound vehicle.

    14. Physically assault traffic officer – N50,000/6 months in prison.

    15. Driving without full light – N50,000.

    16. Driving with worn out tyre – N30,000.

    17. Driving without spare tyre – N30,000

    18. Driving smoking vehicle – N30,000

    19. No fire extinguisher – N30,000

    20. Broken windscreen – N30,000

    21. Tinted windscreen – N30,000

    22. Eating and driving with one hand – 3 months in prison.

    23. One way driving – 3 years in prison

    24. Driving without fasten seat blt – N30,000

    25. Not painting a commercial vehicle the approved colour – N50,000

    26. No car hire service permit – 1st 20,000; 2nd N30,000, Impond vehicle

    27. Parking on yellow line on any public highway/

    illegal parking – 1st N20,000; subsequent N30,000

    28. Vehicle crossing double yellow line/center line – 1st N20,000; subsequent N30,000.

    29. Staying within the yellow junction box (offside rule) – 1st N20,000; subsequent N30,000

    30. Failure to yield to right of the way of pedestrian at zebra crossing – 1st N20,000; subsequent N30,000

    31. Failure to give to traffic on the left at a roundabout – 1st N20,000; subsequent N30,000.

    32. Driving on walkway or kerb – Impound

    33. Reversing on the highway & parking on walkways – 50,000 naira

    34. Obstruction of traffic -20,000 naira

    35. Picking/Dropping passengers on illegal B/stop -50,000 naira

    36. Driving on BRT lanes – 70,000 naira.

    Ignorance is not an excuse! While we accept that it’s not possible for all the traffic agencies to arrest everyone, all they just need is someone who will be used as a scapegoat, please, don’t be one of such.

    Obey all traffic laws and drive responsibly.

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