News
4, Apr 2021 02:26 AM
News
3, Mar 2021 03:28 AM
News
11, Nov 2020 09:05 PM

Lagos State New Traffic Offences And Their Fines.

Traffic Laws

Posted  216 Views updated 1 year ago

 

The Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has come out with new ltraffic offences and their fines. These new traffic offences became necessary when motorists threw caution to the wind and endangering other road users. The number of motor accidents in the state has risen since commercial bus drivers and their motorcycle riders have started driving one way. 

The State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu banned commercial motorcycle riders popularly known as "Okada" but it was not enforced. The menace caused by these daredevil road users has been reported on this platform calling for a ban as they were cutting people's lives short.

Also related https://www.gistpad.com.ng/news/enforce-okada-ban-now-they-are-getting-deadlier-than-covid-19

In this present administration, Okada ban has been announced more than twice but yet, it is never enforced. It was in the era of former governor Raji Fashola that the state was totally free from these devilish offenders. 

The News laws:

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 without 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.

With new laws will Lagos roads be secured and peaceful to use? Drop your comments.

Image

Your reaction?

0
LOL
0
LOVED
0
PURE
0
AW
0
FUNNY
0
BAD!
0
EEW
0
OMG!
0
ANGRY
0 Comments