Lagos State New Traffic Offences & Their Fines


If you drive in Lagos or about to own a car in Lagos, this piece of information is for you. We have reviewed and here in compile Lagos State New Traffic Offences and their fines. This will keep you informed so as to not violate the Lagos Traffic Offences else you will have to pay the fines attached with each.


  1. 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 belt – 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, Impound 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.

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