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All 38 FRSC Traffic Offences & Their Penalties

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