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See 38 FRSC Traffic Offences And 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.

In line with our vision to engender an enlightened society with emphasis on the automotive sector, Autojosh 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 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.

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