FRSC Traffic Offences & Their Penalties

If caught violating a traffic rule and you wish to wave your right to a court trial, the alternative is to pay the prescribed fine for the particular offence.

autojosh.com presents a list of FRSC traffic offences together with their corresponding penalties.

The offences and their corresponding fines are as listed below:

*1. TRAFFIC LIGHT/SIGN VIOLATION*

Penalty: N2,000

*2. ROAD OBSTRUCTION*

Penalty: N3,000

*3. ROUTE VIOLATION*

Penalty: N5,000

*4. DRIVER’S LICENCE VIOLATION*

Penalty: N10,000

*5. DANGEROUS DRIVING*

Penalty: N50,000

*6. SPEED LIMIT VIOLATION*

Penalty: N3,000

*7. VEHICLE LICENCE VIOLATION*

Penalty: N3,000

*8. DRIVING UNDER ALCOHOL OR DRUG INFLUENCE*

Penalty: N5,000

*9. DRIVING WITH WORN-OUT TYRE OR WITHOUT SPARE TYRE*

Penalty: N3,000

*10. DRIVING WITHOUT OR WITH SHATTERED WINDSCREEN*

Penalty: N3,000

*11. OVERLOADING*

Penalty: N5,000

*12. DRIVING WITHOUT SEAT BELT*

Penalty: N2, 000

*13. DRIVING A VEHICLE WITH FORGED DOCUMENTS*

Penalty: N20,000

*14. FAILURE TO REPORT AN ACCIDENT*

Penalty: N20,000

*15. VEHICLE NUMBER PLATE VIOLATION*

Penalty: N3,000

*16. WRONGFUL OVERTAKING*

Penalty: N3,000

*17. ROAD MARKING VIOLATION*

Penalty: N5,000

*18. CAUTION SIGN VIOLATION*

Penalty: N3,000

*19. USE OF PHONE WHILE DRIVING*

Penalty: N4,000

*20. UNAUTHORIZED REMOVAL OF OR TAMPERING WITH ROAD SIGNS*

Penalty: N5,000

*21. DO NOT MOVE VIOLATION*

Penalty: N2,000

*22. INADEQUATE CONSTRUCTION WARNING*

Penalty: N50,000

*23. CONSTRUCTION AREA SPEED LIMIT VIOLATION*

Penalty: N3,000

*24. FAILURE TO MOVE OVER*

Penalty: N3,000

*25. FAILURE TO COVER UNSTABLE MATERIALS*

Penalty: N5,000

*26. ATTEMPTING TO CORRUPT MARSHAL*

Penalty: N10,000

*27. EXCESSIVE SMOKE EMISSION*

Penalty: N5,000

*28. FAILURE TO FIX RED FLAG ON PROJECTED LOAD*

Penalty: N3,000

*29. MEDICAL PERSONNEL OR HOSPITAL REJECTION OF ROAD ACCIDENT VICTIM*

Penalty: N50,000

*30. ASSAULTING MARSHAL ON DUTY*

Penalty: N10,000

*31. OBSTRUCTING MARSHAL ON DUTY*

Penalty: N2,000

*32. CUSTODY FEE*

Penalty: N200 per day after 24 hours

*33. DRIVING WITHOUT SPECIFIED FIRE EXTINGUISHER*

Penalty: N3,000

*34. DRIVING A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE WITHOUT PASSENGER MANIFEST*

Penalty: N10,000

*35. DRIVING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER 18 YEARS*

Penalty: N2,000

*36. RIDING MOTORCYCLE WITHOUT A CRASH HELMET*

Penalty: N2,000

*37. MECHANICALLY DEFICIENT VEHICLE*

Penalty: N5,000

*38. FAILURE TO INSTALL SPEED LIMITING DEVICE*

Penalty: N3,000

Note: ALL Fines are paid into the Federal Government Revenue Account in any of the commercial Banks or online using “Remita” platform accessible through http://www.remita.net.

On the remita.net website, select “Pay FG Agency; Select FRSC under MDAs; select “Offences” to pay for fines. Complete the other mandatory fields as applicable.

Take the teller / printout to the FRSC office where the booking was made.

Have this handy and share with your family and friends. It can help you avoid undue harassment.

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