MUST READ: See New Traffic Rules That Can Send People to Jail in Lagos
If you own and drive a car in Lagos, be careful not to be caught violating traffic laws, this advice i for your own good.
Under the Lagos Traffic Law which will be strictly enforced from Monday by the Traffic Courts, violators of some of the offences can be jailed for some number of months.
Below are the 7 offences that offenders can either be fined, imprisoned or both…
*Driving an unlicensed vehicle
*Driving with a fake number plate
*Driving a vehicle with an unauthorized or defective number plate
*Driving with a forged driver’s licence
*Neglect of traffic directions
*Driving motorcycle without approved crash element by driver and passenger
*Operating vehicle within restricted routes or beyond official hours
To achieve this new drive, the state government has already inaugurated five Mobile Court buses for road traffic offenders, with a pledge to end impunity on the roads.