FRSC Offences and Penalties for Law Breakers

Well, it is not news that FRSC Nigeria have several penalties for different offences committed by motorists in Nigeria (Lagos especially).

 

Moreso, Lagosians have been known to be serial offenders in this part of the country and deserve to have this information before they fall foul of the law. Hence, the need to highlight these offences and their various penalties.

Offences & Penalties

S/NO TICK INFRINGEMENT (S) CODE POINTS PENALTY CATEGORY
1 LIGHT/SIGN VIOLATION LSV 2 2,000 2
2 ROAD OBSTRUCTION ROB 3 3,000 1
3 ROUTE VIOLATION RTV 5 5,000 1
4 SPEED LIMIT VIOLATION SLV 3 3,000 1
5 VEHICLE LICENCE VIOLATION VLV 3 3,000 2
6 VEHICLE NUMBER PLATE VIOLATION NPV 3 3,000 1
7 DRIVER’S LICENCE VIOLATION DLV 10 10,000 2
8 WRONGFUL OVERTAKING WOV 3 3,000 1
9 ROAD MARKING VIOLATION RMV 5 5,000 1
10 CAUTION SIGN VIOLATION CSV 3 3,000 3
11 DANGEROUS DRIVING DGD 10 50,000 1
12 DRIVING UNDER ALCOHOL OR DRUG INFLUENCE DUI 5 5,000 2
13 OPERATING A VEHICLE WITH FORGED DOCUMENTS OFD 10 20,000 2
14 UNAUTHORIZED REMOVAL OF OR TAMPERING WITH ROAD SIGNS UTS 5 5,000 1
15 DO NOT MOVE VIOLATION DNM 2 2,000 2
16 INADEQUATE CONSTRUCTION WARNING ICW 50,000 1
17 CONSTRUCTION AREA SPEED LIMIT VIOLATION CAV 3 3,000 1
18 FAILURE TO MOVE OVER FMO 3 3,000 1
19 FAILURE TO COVER UNSTABLE MATERIALS FCM 5 5,000 1
20 OVERLOADING OVL 10 10,000 1
21 DRIVING WITH WORN-OUT TYRE OR WITHOUT SPARE TYRE TYY 3 3,000 1
22 DRIVING WITHOUT OR WITH SHATTERED WINDSCREEN VWV 2 2,000 1
23 FAILURE TO FIX RED FLAG ON PROJECTED LOAD FFF 3 3,000 1
24 FAILURE TO REPORT ROAD ACCIDENT FRC 10 20,000 1
25 MEDICAL PERSONNEL OR HOSPITAL REJECTION OF ROAD ACCIDENT VICTIM RAV 50,000 1
26 ASSAULTING MARSHAL ON DUTY AMD 10 10,000 2
27 OBSTRUCTING MARSHAL ON DUTY OMD 2 2,000 2
28 ATTEMPTING TO CORRUPT MARSHAL ACS 10 10,000 2
29 CUSTODY FEE N200 per day after 24 hours
30 DRIVING WITHOUT SPECIFIED FIRE EXTINGUISHER FEV 3 3,000 3
31 DRIVING A COMMERCIAL WITHOUT PASSENGER MANIFEST PMV 10 10,000 2
32 DRIVING WITHOUT SEAT BELT SUV 2 2,000 1
33 USE OF PHONE WHILE DRIVING UPD 4 4,000 1
34 DRIVING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER 18 YEARS UDR 2,000 1
35 RIDING MOTORCYCLE WITHOUT A CRASH HELMET RMH 2 2,000 1
36 EXCESSIVE SMOKE EMISSION ESE 5 5,000 1
37 MECHANICALLY DEFICIENT VEHICLE MDV 5 5,000 1
NOTE: Custody fee on impounded Motor vehicle and Motorcycle/Tricycle is N200.00 per day payable afterinitial 24 hours of grace

 

NOTE: ENDEAVOUR TO ALWAYS STAY ON THE SIDE OF THE LAW.

Culled from: FRSC Website