Tuesday, 30 October 2018

#HeloAbuja: 38 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.

If you are a road user in Abuja its import be aware of some of FRSC's traffic offences and their
corresponding penalties.

They are:

*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.

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

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