Alert: Full list of Lagos state traffic offenses and their penalties

S/N VIOLATION POINTS PENALTY FINE ADDITIONAL ADDITIONAL 1. Driving without validdriver’s licence 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN20,000.00 Impound vehicle Payment forremoval, storageand evidence ofpayment for thelicence 2. Driving of a vehicle byperson under 18 years 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Impound vehicle Payment forremoval and storage 3. Learner driver withoutpermit 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Impound vehicle Payment of removal,storage andevidence of paymentfor the licence 4. Learner driver on highways 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Dislodge driver 5. Learner driverunaccompanied by licenceddriver 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Dislodge driver 6. Driving an unlicencedunregistered vehicle 4 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Imprisonment fora term of three (3)months Or both fine andimprisonment 7. Driving with a fake numberplate 4 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Imprisonment fora term of six (6)months 8. Driving a vehicle withunauthorised or defectivenumber plate 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Imprisonment fora term of six (6)months Or both fine andimprisonment 9. Driving with a forgeddriver’s licence 4 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Imprisonment fora term of six (6)months Or both fine andimprisonment
10. Driving without a validMOT Test Certificate 2 Impound vehicle Payment forremoval, storageand evidence ofpayment forCertificate 11. Driving without a validCertificate of RoadWorthiness 2 Impound vehicle Payment forremoval, storageand evidence ofpayment forCertificate 12. Driving without a validvehicle licence 2 Impound vehicle Payment forremoval, storageand evidence ofpayment for licence 13. Not painting a commercialvehicle in approved colours 4 N25,000.00 Enforce painting
14. Driving a commercialvehicle without validhackney permit 2 Impound vehicle Payment forremoval, storageand evidence ofpayment for permit 15. Driving a commercialvehicle without Certificate ofRoad Worthiness 2 Impound vehicle Payment forremoval, storageand evidence ofpayment forCertificate 16. Non-display of hackneypermit 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Impound vehicle 17. No car hire service permit 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Impound vehicle 18. Disobeying traffic controlpersonnel 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Impound vehicle LASDRI Training 19. Neglect of traffic directions 2 Forfeiture of thevehicle to the state
1st offence – one (1)year imprisonmentand forfeiture of thevehicle to the State;2nd and subsequentoffence – three (3)years imprisonmentand forfeiture of thevehicle to the Stateand capturing ofoffender’s data andbiometrics 20. Smoking, Drinking andEating while driving 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Impound vehicle Three (3) Monthsimprisonment or six(6) monthlycommunity service 21. Riding motorcycle withoutapproved crash helmet forrider and passenger 1 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Imprisonment ofnot more than six(6) months Three (3) monthsimprisonment orcommunity service 22. Riding motorcycle withoutrider’s permit 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Impoundmotorcycle andcollect permitbefore release Payment forremoval, storageand evidence ofpayment for permitor communityservice 23. Operating vehicle withinrestricted routes or beyondapproved hour
3 N50,000.00 Impound vehicle Six (6) monthsimprisonment orboth fine andimprisonment 24. Physical assault on trafficofficer N100,000.00 Six (6) monthsimprisonment orboth fine andimprisonment Compensation toassaulted officer 25. Commuter or conductorhanging on tailboard ofmoving vehicle 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Dislodge andimpound vehicle Community service 26. Driving vehicles with doorsleft open 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Community servicein additional to fine 27. Driving a right hand vehicle 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Conversion 28. Riding Motorcycle/Tricyclewith non-functional lamps 2 1st offenderN20,000.00SubsequentoffenderN30,000.00 Effect repairs

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