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10 driving offences in Lagos and their penalties

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These are some of the driving offences in Lagos and their penalties. Some of laws are over-implemented while some are under-implemented. What ever the case may be, it is good to be aware of the following laws:

  • Failure to stop for pedestrians at Zebra crossing: The fine is N20,000 for first time offenders and N30,000 for subsequent offenders. Your vehicle will also be impounded.
  • Driving on BRT lane: N20,000 for first time offenders and N30,000 for subsequent offenders. Alternatively, the driver may be sentenced to 3 years imprisonment or both.
  • Exceeding prescribed speed limit: N100,000 fine or 1 year imprisonment or both fine and imprisonment.
  • Wrongful overtaking: N100,000 fine.
  • Illegal U-turns: N20,000 for first time offenders and N30,000 for subsequent offenders. Driver most also undergo a mandatory training before he/she can drive again.
  • Bullion van driving in a wrong direction: Forfeiture of vehicle and 3 years imprisonment.
  • Making phone calls while driving: N20,000 for first time offenders and N30,000 for subsequent offenders.
  • Motorist resisting arrest: N20,000 for first time offenders and N30,000 for subsequent offenders.
  • Disobeying traffic control personnel: N20,000 for first time offenders and N30,000 for subsequent offenders. Your vehicle may also be impounded.
  • Learner driver without an accompanied licensed driver: The driver will be dislodged. He/She will also pay a fine of N20,000 for first time offence and N30,000 for subsequent offences.

Do you stop for pedestrians at Zebra crossings, why or why not?

 









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6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. seun

    November 5, 2016 at 07:36

    Amazing write up !!!

    • AutoJosh

      AutoJosh

      November 5, 2016 at 07:48

      Thank you.

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