37 FRSC Traffic Offences and Penalties.

It is important for everyone to know FRSC traffic offences and the corresponding Penalties. For Drivers and Passengers.
Those seeking employment to work as Police/Road safety would also find it useful.
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.
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. Wrong Overtaking 
Penalty: N3,000

9. Driving Under Alcohol or Drug Influence
Penalty: N5,000

10. Driving with Worn-out Tyre or Without Soare Tyre
Penalty: N3,000

11. Driving Without Or with Shattered Windscreen
Penalty: N3,000

12. Exessive Smoke Emission
Penalty: N5,000

13. Overloading
Penalty: N5,000

14. Driving Without Seat Belt
Penalty: N2,000

15. Driving a Vehicle with Forged Document
Penalty: N20,000

16. Failure to Report an Accident
Penalty: N20,000

17. Vehicle Number Plate Violation
Penalty: N3,000

18. Road Mark Violation 
Penalty: N5,000

19. Caution Sign Violation
Penalty: N3,000

20. Using phone while Driving.
Penalty: N4,000


21. Unauthorized Removal of OR Tampering with Road Signs
Penalty: N5,000

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 Bribe Marshal 
Penalty: N10,000

27. Failure to Fix Red Flag on Projected Load
Penalty: N3,000

28. Medical Personnel OR Hospital Rejection of Road Accident Victim
Penalty: N50,000

29. Assaulting Marshal on Duty
Penalty: N10,000

30. Obstructing Marshal on Duty
Penalty: N2,000

31. Custody Fee 
Penalty: N200 per day after 24 hours

32. Driving Without Specified Fire Extinguisher
Penalty: N3,000

33. Driving a Commercial Vehicle Without Passenger's Manifest
Penalty: N10,000

34. Driving a Vehicle while Under 18 Years
 Penalty: N2,000

35. Riding Motorcycle Without A Crash Helmet
Penalty: N2,000

36. Mechanically Deficient Vehicle 
Penalty: N5,000

37. 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.
From the www.remita.net, Select "Pay FG Agency; Select FRSC under MDAs; Select "Offences" to pay for fines. Complete the other mandatory fields as applicable.
Take the teller or printout to the FRSC office where the booking was made.

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