Fashola Signs the New Traffic Bill – 3yrs imprisonment for driving one way!

The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola signed the new Lagos Traffic Bill into law yesterday August 2nd, 2012. This means that defaulter can spend up to 3 years in prison as punishment for one way driving or for not wearing a helmet on a motor bike. Below are the traffic penalties for defaulters:

1.Riding a motor-cycle against traffic : 1st time offender – N20,000.00 subsequent offender N30,000.00 .
2. Smoking while driving – N20,000.00 fine
3. Failure to give way to traffic on the left at a roundabout – N20,000.00 fine
4. Disobeying traffic control – N20,000.00
5. Riding motor-cycle without crash helmet for rider and passenger – N20, 000: 00 or 3yrs imprisonment
6. Driving without valid driver’s license – Vehicle to be impounded.
7. Driving with fake number plate – N20,000.00 and 6 month imprisonment or both.

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6 Responses to "Fashola Signs the New Traffic Bill – 3yrs imprisonment for driving one way!"

  1. Akinremi Olamide Olajide says:

    But why this??

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