LAGOS STATE ROAD TRAFFIC LAW 2012

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LAGOS STATE ROAD TRAFFIC LAW 2012

 

[under Lagos State of Nigeria Official Gazette, No. 39 IKEJA—8th September 2011 Vol. 44, Lagos State Government Notice No. 79]

 

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

  1. Control of Traffic
  2. Control of Trailers
  3. Control of Tricycles
  4. Traffic Signs
  5. Control of Vehicular Traffic on Bridges
  6. Penalties for Neglect of Traffic Directions
  7. Penalties for Neglect of Traffic Directions
  8. Removal of Abandoned Vehicles from Highway and Sides of Private Premises.
  9. Provision of Vehicles parks by the State.
  10. Reclaiming of Removed Vehicles.
  11. Establishment of the Vehicle Inspection Service.
  12. Functions of the Service.
  13. Head of Department and Staff of the Service.
  14. Savings and Transitional Provisions relating Staff of the Service.
  15. Vehicle without necessary particulars may be impounded.
  16. Release of Impounded Vehicle to Person
  17. Entitled Disposal of Removed Vehicle, etc.
  18. Careless and in-considerate Driving.
  19. Reckless or Dangerous Driving.
  20. Causing Death by Reckless or Dangerous Driving.
  21. Driving Motor Vehicles when under the Influence of Alcohol or a Drug.
  22. Arrest without Warrant.
  23. Misuses of identification Mark or Licence.
  24. Offences Relating to Bus Rapid Transit, Sirens etc.
  25. Use of Unregistered or Unmarked Vehicle Prohibited.
  26. Duty in Case of Accident.
  27. Refusal to Give Name to an Officer.
  28. Apprehension of Offender Refusing to Give Name.
  29. Power to Retain Driver’s Licence in Certain Circumstances.
  30. Owner of Commercial Vehicle Liable in Certain Cases of Overloading And Exceeding Speed Limit.
  31. Owner of Commercial Vehicle is Liable in Certain Cases if Vehicle Not Safe.
  32. Contravention of Terms of Licence.
  33. Other Liabilities.
  34. Liability of a Third Party.
  35. Owner Responsible for Condition of Vehicle.
  36. General Penalty.
  37. Corrupt Officers.
  38. Regulations.
  39. Application of the Law to Public Officers.
  40. Illegal Use of Walkways and undesignated Bus Stop.
  41. Interpretation.

 

 

COMMENCEMENT            (………………………)

 

LAGOS STATE ROAD TRAFFIC LAW

A LAW TO PROVIDE FOR ROAD TRAFFIC ADMINISTRATION AND MAKE PROVISIONS FOR ROAD TRAFFIC AND VEHICLE INSPECTION IN LAGOS STATE AND OTHER CONNECTED PURPOSES

 

THE LAGOS STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY enacts as follows:

 

Control of Traffic

1.—(1)Without prejudice to the provisions of Section 11 of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority Law, the Authority’s control and management of vehicular traffic in the State, shall include the;

(a)     prohibition or restriction of the use of any specified highway by vehicles of specified class or description;

(b)     prohibition of driving or propelling of vehicles on any specified highway otherwise than in a specified direction;

(c)     prohibition of vehicles parking or waiting on any specified highway;

(d)     prohibition or restriction of the use of sirens, and the sounding of horns or other similar appliances either in general or during specified hours or in respect of specified areas;

(e)     regulation of the conduct of persons driving, propelling, being in charge of or riding any vehicle or animal on a highway;

(f)      application of breath testing, blood and urine specimen testing devices on any driver to detect whether he is driving under the influence of alcohol, or drugs ;

(g)     demand of a psychiatric evaluation of any person who drives against the normal flow of traffic or who fails to comply with any of the provisions of this Law, if in the opinion of any officer of the Authority such an evaluation is necessary for the purpose of determining the person’s ability to operate a motor vehicle provided that such shall be at the driver’s cost; and

(h)     general regulation of traffic on public highways.

(2)     In the exercise of the functions conferred on the Authority, officers of the Authority shall have power to arrest where appropriate and allow the alleged offender to pay the fine stipulated for the offence under this Law or the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority Law.

(3)     The Authority shall have power to designate a side each of the underlisted routes as bus lanes for priority services during peak hours of 6:00a.m – 10:a.m and 4:00p.m – 9:00p.m;

(a)     Ikotun-Ejigbo-Cele Expressway;

(b)     Iyana Ipaja-Agege Pen Cinema Ogba-Ojodu Berger;

(c)     Iyana Ipaja-Idimu-Iyana Iba Roundabout;

(d)     Iyana Ipaja-Idimu-Ikotun;

(e)     Berger-Third Mainland Bridge-Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS);

(f)      Iyana Oworo-Anthony-Oshodi-Mile 2-Apapa;

(g)     Sango-Iyana Ipaja-Oshodi; and

(h)     Orile Iganmu-Mile 2-Okokomaiko.

(4)     Subject to the provisions of Section 211 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Authority may prosecute persons reasonably suspected of having committed any offence under the provisions of this Law or any other Law.

 

Control of Trailers

2.—(1) Save as may be prescribed by the Commissioner by Regulation, no trailer other than petrol tankers and long vehicles used in conveying passengers, shall enter into or travel within the metropolis of Lagos between        the hours of 6.00am – 9.00pm.

(2)     Any driver who is found contravening the provisions of this Section shall have his vehicle impounded by a duly authorised officer of the Authority and shall upon conviction be liable to a fine of N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira) or a term of imprisonment for 6 months or both.

 

Control of Tricycles

3.—(1) No person shall ride, drive or propel a cart, wheel barrow, motorcycle or tricycle on any of the routes specified in Schedule II to this Law.

(2)     No person shall operate a motorcycle or tricycle without a Rider’s Card issued by the Lagos State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency.

(3)     No person shall operate a motorcycle or tricycle either as a rider or a passenger without wearing a standard protective crash helmet as may be prescribed under the Regulations to this Law.

(4)     No motorcycle operator shall carry more than one (1) passenger at a time, provided that a pregnant woman, a child below the age of twelve (12) years, or an adult with a baby or heavy/large load placed on the head or which obstruct normal sitting on the motorcycle shall not be carried as passenger.

(5)     Any person who fails to comply with any of the provisions of this        Section commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to-

(i)      imprisonment for a term of three (3) years or render community service in accordance with the provisions of Section 347 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Lagos State; and

(ii)     have his vehicle forfeited to the State.

(6)     Where a rider is convicted of an offence under subsections (1), (3) and (4) of this Section, the passenger shall also be liable to the same penalty, provided the passenger is not a child.

(7)     Subject to Section 38 of this Law, the Commissioner may make Regulations providing for any matter necessary for the purpose of controlling the use of motorcycles and tricycles in the State.

(8)     As from the Commencement of this Law commercial motorcycles shall only operate between the hours of 6.00a.m-8.00p.m within the State.

 

Traffic Signs

4.—(1) The Ministry shall cause or permit traffic signs to be placed on or near any highway.

(2)     Traffic signs shall conform to such standards, sizes, colours or types as may be prescribed by the Ministry.

(3)     As from the commencement of this Law, no traffic sign shall be placed on or near any highway except in accordance with the provisions of this Law:

Provided that nothing in this Law shall apply to any traffic sign placed by the owners or workers of any railway, light railway, dock undertaking or harbour undertaking in pursuance of powers conferred by any other enactment in force in Nigeria.

(4)     The Ministry may by notice in writing require the owner or occupier of any land on which there is any unauthorized traffic sign or any object which so closely resembles a traffic sign that it might reasonably be taken to be such a sign, to remove it, and if such notice is not complied with, the Ministry may effect the removal, doing as little damage as may be possible, and may recover the cost of such removal from the person in default .

 

Control of Vehicular Traffic on Bridges

5.—(1) When it appears to the Authority that any highway should be closed temporarily to vehicular traffic, the Authority shall cause to be fix at each end of such highway a notice to the effect that such highway is closed until said notices are removed by the order of the Authority;

Provided that in cases of emergency, the Authority may grant permit in writing to the person named therein to use specified vehicles on the said highway on the occasion and for the purpose.

(2)     The Commissioner may by notice published in the State Official Gazette and a national newspaper, close any highway, either permanently or for such length of time as may be specified in the notice, to any or every kind of vehicular traffic subject to such exceptions as he may think fit.

 

Penalties for Neglect of Traffic Directions

6.—(1) The Ministry shall cause to be placed in a conspicuous place at both ends or near the bridge a notice to the effect that –

(a)     the bridge is not designed to carry more than a certain weight;

(b)     a vehicle exceeding a certain breadth or height cannot with safety be driven on or over such bridge; and

(c)     vehicles may not exceed a specified speed limit when crossing the bridge:

any person who contravenes or fails to comply with the terms of such notice shall be guilty of an offence.

(2)     When any bridge is damaged –

(a)     by reason of any vehicle passing over it in contravention of the provisions of this Section; or

(b)     by reason of any vehicle when passing over the bridge coming into contact with any portion thereof other than the surface of the roadway, the owner of the vehicle and the person driving or propelling same shall, without prejudice to any other penalty stipulated by this Law for that offence, be jointly and severally liable to the Government for any damage done thereto.

(3) A certificate under the hand of an officer of the Ministry for the cost of repairing such damage shall, be prima facie evidence of such cost.

(4)     For the purposes of this Section, the weight of a vehicle which is towing any other vehicle shall be deemed to be the gross weight of that vehicle and of the vehicle or vehicles being towed by it.

 

Penalties for Neglect of Traffic Directions

  1. Where an officer of the Authority is for the time being engaged in the regulation of traffic on a highway, or where any traffic sign being a sign for regulating the movement of traffic or indicating the route to be followed by vehicle has been lawfully placed on or near a highway in accordance with the provisions of this Law, any person driving or propelling any vehicle, who–

(a)     neglects or refuses to stop the vehicle or to make it proceed or to keep to a particular lane or direction of traffic when directed to do so by the officer in the execution of his duty; or

(b)     drives his vehicle against oncoming traffic or fails to conform to the direction or indication given by the traffic sign, shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be liable on conviction for:

(i)      1st offender one (1) year imprisonment and forfeiture of the vehicle to the State;

(ii)     2nd and subsequent offender three (3) years imprisonment and forfeiture of the vehicle to the State.

(c)     all offenders shall have their data and biometrics captured.

 

Removal of Abandoned Vehicles from Highway and Sides of Private Premises.

8.—(1) Where a motor vehicle is stationary or abandoned on a Highway or street or near private premises, any Police Officer, member of the Task Force or officer of the Authority may cause the vehicle to be removed to a vehicle park if –

(a)     the officer has reasonable grounds for believing that the location of the vehicle is in contravention of the provisions of any enactment or Regulation relating to the parking of vehicles; and

(b)     he has reasonable grounds for believing either –

(i)      that the vehicle is not in a condition in which it can be moved under its own power; or

(ii)     that no person authorized to drive the vehicle is in the immediate vicinity of the vehicle.

(2)     The owner or occupier of the premises adjoining the Highway or private premises where the vehicle is stationary or abandoned shall lodge a report of such vehicle to the nearest office of the Authority or to the nearest police station.

(3)     Where the owner or occupier of premises adjoining the Highway or private premises fails to make a report of a stationary or an abandoned vehicle to the office of the Authority or the nearest Police Station within 48 hours, the owner or occupier of such premises shall be guilty of an offence and on conviction be liable to a fine of twenty-five thousand naira (N25,000.00).

(4)     Where the vehicle was found not to have been abandoned but left on the highway for an unreasonably long time, the owner shall bear the cost of towing the vehicle to a vehicle park as prescribed in Schedule I to this Law and shall be guilty of an offence and on conviction shall be liable to a fine of fifty thousand naira (N50,000.00) or to a term of imprisonment for three (3) months or both.

(5)     Where the owner of an abandoned or removed vehicle fails to claim the vehicle for a period of one (1) month, the Ministry shall publish a notice of its intention to dispose the abandoned or removed vehicle at the end of one

(1)     calendar month from the date of such publication in the State Official Gazette and one national newspaper.

(6)     The Ministry shall, at the end of one (1) month’s notice, dispose such vehicle.

 

Provision of Vehicles parks by the State.

9.—(1) It shall be the duty of the State to–

(a)     provide suitable parks and facilities (including equipment and operators) for the removal of vehicles in pursuance of the provisions of Section 8 above;

(b)     provide and maintain places to which Vehicles may be removed to in pursuance of the provisions of Section 8 above and to ensure that an officer in charge of each Park is at all times present in the Park;

(c)     make reasonable arrangement for the safe custody of removed vehicles while they are in vehicle parks;

(d)     provide and maintain at the principal office of the Authority a record containing particulars of each removed vehicle and its contents and specifying the date of its removal, and the park in which it is situated; and

(e)     keep the record open during normal office hours for inspection free of charge by members of the public.

(2)     The Authority shall not be under any duty to protect removed vehicles otherwise than as mentioned in paragraph (c) of subsection (1) above and in particular shall not be under a duty to protect removed vehicles from damage attributable to sun, rain, wind or other physical conditions.

 

Reclaiming of Removed Vehicles.

  1. A person who tenders to the official in charge of a Vehicle Park–

(a)     such evidence as may be prescribed of his entitlement to the custodyof a removed Vehicle which is in the Park; and

(b)     payment of appropriate charges in respect of the vehicle and an official receipt thereof; shall, be entitled, on demand at the park at any time between the hours of eight o’clock in the morning and six o’clock in the evening on any weekday (other than a public holiday) and with consent given on behalf of the Authority at any other time, to have the vehicle released up to him at the park.

 

Establishment of the Vehicle Inspection Service.

11.—(1) There is established the Vehicle Inspection Service (referred to in this Law as “the Service”).

(2)     The Service shall be a directorate in the Ministry of Transportation.

 

Functions of the Service.

  1. The Service shall have responsibility for-

(1)(a) inspecting, controlling, regulating and enforcing the road worthiness of motor vehicles in the State;

(b)     pre-registration inspection of vehicles;

(c)     co-operating with other agencies to enforce traffic rules and regulations;

(d)     providing accessible emergency services;

(e)     co-operating with relevant agencies engaged in road safety activities or in the prevention of accidents on the highways;

(f)      inspection and issuance of Road Worthiness Certificate (RWC) in respect of all vehicles;

(g)     ensuring that all vehicles plying roads are roadworthy at all times;

(h)     training and testing of applicants for driver’s licence;

(i)      training and testing of applicants for Rider’s Card;

(j)      carrying out inspection and issuing report on accident vehicles in the State; and

(k)     preparing and keeping statutory registers and a database of all certificates issued and revoked.

(2)     In the exercise of the functions of the Service, Vehicle Inspection Officers shall have powers to –

(a)     impound vehicles which fail to meet the prescribed standards;

(b)     direct that such vehicles be kept off the roads;

(c)     arrest where appropriate; and

(d)     allow the offender to pay the fine stipulated for the offence under this Law.

 

Head of Department and Staff of the Service.

13.—(1) There shall be for the Service a Head of Department, who shall –

(a)     be an officer not below Grade Level 15 in the State Civil Service.

(b)     be responsible for the general administration and implementation of the policies of the Service; and

(c)     be assisted in the discharge of his duties by such officers (who shall be designated Vehicle Inspection Officers) as he may require from time to time.

 

Savings and Transitional Provisions relating Staff of the Service.

  1. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Law, all cadres of Vehicle Inspection Officers and other staff of the Vehicle Inspection Unit shall be deemed to be staff of the Service.

 

Vehicle without necessary particulars may be impounded.

  1. Where any vehicle is found plying or being driven or used on any highway within the State without the prescribed particulars, any Police Officer or Vehicle Inspection Officer may impound the vehicle and cause it to be removed to a vehicle park.

 

Release of Impounded Vehicle to Person

16.—(1) Any person entitled to the custody of a removed vehicle who within twenty-four (24) hours after the vehicle was impounded, tenders to the officer in charge of the vehicle park where the vehicle is, the following –

(a)     evidence, that the officer may reasonably require, of his entitlement to the custody of the removed vehicle which is in the park; and

(b)     the particulars in relation to that vehicle issued prior to the impounding of the vehicle, shall be entitled on demand at the park and without payment of any fees, save cost of removal, if any, to have the vehicle released to him at the park.

(2)     Any person entitled to the custody of a removed vehicle who at any time after the said twenty-four (24) hours but within a period of two weeks from the date on which the vehicle was impounded tenders to the officer in charge of the removed vehicle park where the vehicle is, the following –

(a)     evidence as mentioned in subsection (1) above;

(b)     the necessary particulars in relation to the removed vehicle; and

(c)     a revenue receipt for the cost of obtaining particulars in respect of the vehicle;

shall upon payment to that officer of a fee prescribed in Schedule II to this Law for every day during which the vehicle remains impounded (as charges for keeping the vehicle at the park) be entitled on demand at the park to have his vehicle released to him at the park:

Provided however that if the necessary particulars in relation to that vehicle tendered by that person under the foregoing provisions of this subsection were issued prior to the impounding of the vehicle then paragraph (c) above shall not apply.

(3)     Any demand under this Section by any person entitled to the custody of a removed vehicle shall be made within the hours of eight (8) o’clock in the morning and six (6) o’clock in the evening on any week day (other than a public holiday).

 

Entitled Disposal of Removed Vehicle, etc.

17.—(1) Where any removed vehicle is not claimed in accordance with Section 16 within a period of one (1) month, the removed vehicle shall be vested to the State Government.

(2)     Where under subsection (1) above any removed vehicle vested in the State Government, the Authority shall publish a notice of its intention to sell the abandoned or removed vehicle at the end of one (1) month from the date of such publication in the State Official Gazette and one national newspaper unless within the said one (1) month – Lagos State Road Traffic Law 2012 No. C 33

(a)     any motor vehicle licencing fees due in relation to that vehicle under any enactment;

(b)     any fees for driving licences due from the person who drove the vehicle when it was impounded; and

(c)     any appropriate charges; are paid to the licencing authorities in the State or, as the case may be, to the State by that person.

(3)     If within the one (1) month specified in subsection (2) of this Section the removed vehicle is not claimed by the owner of the vehicle or by the person entitled to the custody of the vehicle, the Authority, or such other person as the Governor may authorize in that behalf, shall sell the vehicle by public auction.

(4)     The State Government shall not be under any duty to protect any removed vehicle and, in particular, shall not be under a duty to protect a removed vehicle from damage attributable to sun, rain, wind or other physical conditions.

 

Careless and in-considerate Driving.

18.—(1) Any person who drives a motor vehicle on a highway without due care and attention, or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the highway, shall be guilty of an offence and be liable on conviction to a fine of fifty thousand naira(N50,000.00) or in the case of a second or subsequent conviction to a fine of one hundred thousand naira (N100,000.00) or to imprisonment for three (3) months or both.

(2)     Where a person is charged with an offence under subsection (1) above and the Court is of the opinion that the offence is not proved , then at any time during the hearing or immediately after, the Court may, without prejudice to any other power exercisable by the Court, direct or allow a charge for an offence under this Section to be preferred forthwith against that person and may proceed with that charge, so that the person charged or his counsel shall be informed of the new charge and be given an opportunity, whether by way of cross-examining any witness whose evidence has already been given against him or otherwise, of answering the new charge and the Court shall, if it considers that he is prejudiced in his defence by reason of the new charge being so preferred, adjourn the hearing.

 

Reckless or Dangerous Driving.

19.—(1) Any person who drives a motor vehicle on a highway recklessly or negligently, or at a speed above the stipulated limit or in a manner, which is dangerous to the public, having regard to all the circumstances of the case including the nature, condition, and use of the highway, and to the amount of traffic which actually is at the time, or which might reasonably be expected to be on the highway, shall be liable on conviction to a fine of One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000.00) or to imprisonment for two (2) years or both.

(2)     If upon the trial of a person for an offence under the provision of Section 20, the Court is not satisfied that the person’s driving was the cause of death but is satisfied that he is guilty of driving as mentioned in subsection (1) of this Section, the Court may convict that person of an offence under this Section.

 

Causing Death by Reckless or Dangerous Driving.

  1. Any person who causes the death of another person by driving a motor vehicle recklessly, or at a speed above the stipulated limit which is dangerous to the public, having regard to all the circumstances of the case, including the nature, condition and use of the highway, street or other place, and the amount of traffic in the vicinity at the time, or which might reasonably be expected to be in the vicinity, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term of seven (7) years.

 

Driving Motor Vehicles when under the Influence of Alcohol or a Drug.

21.—(1) Any person who when driving or attempting to drive, or when in charge of a motor vehicle on a highway is under the influence of alcoholic drink or a drug to such an extent as to be incapable of having proper control of such vehicle, shall be liable on conviction to a fine of one hundred thousand naira (N100,000.00) or to imprisonment for two (2) years or both.

(2)     A person convicted of an offence under Sections 18, 19, 21(1) and 23 shall, unless the Court for special reasons thinks fit to order otherwise, and without prejudice to the power of the Court to order a longer period of disqualification, be disqualified for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of the conviction from holding or obtaining a driver’s licence.

 

Arrest without Warrant.

22.—(1) A Police Officer or an officer of the Authority may arrest without warrant a driver of a motor vehicle on a highway, who within his view commits an offence under Sections 18, 19, 20, 21(1) and 23 unless the driver either produces his licence to drive or produces other evidence of his identity acceptable to the officer.

(2)     Notwithstanding any other provision of this Law, if a Police Officer or an Officer of the Authority is of the opinion on reasonable grounds that there may be difficulty in effecting service of a summons, he may demand and retain the driver’s licence of any person who commits or is suspected by him of having committed an offence under this Law.

(3)     Where a driver’s licence is retained, whether or not pursuant to this Section, the Police Officer or an Officer of the Authority retaining the licence shall give a written receipt for it and inform the person surrendering the licence of the name of the police station or office of the Authority at which it may be reclaimed.

(4)     If a summons in respect of an offence under this Law is served on the person whose driver’s licence is retained by the police or that person appears personally at the nominated police station or office of the Authority not later than three (3) days after the retention of the driving licence he may have it returned to him on giving to the officer a receipt duly signed and dated.

 

Misuses of identification Mark or Licence.

  1. Any person who–

(a)     forges or fraudulently defaces, alters, mutilates, or adds anything to any licence or identification mark;

(b)     exhibits or uses any licence which has been forged, defaced, altered, mutilated or added to as aforesaid;

(c)     lends or allows to be used by any other person any licence or identification mark;

(d)     uses a driving licence belonging to another person;

(e)     exhibits or uses any licence upon which figures or particulars have become illegible; or

(f)      exhibits or uses any colourable imitation, of any licence, shall be guilty of an offence.

 

Offences Relating to Bus Rapid Transit, Sirens etc.

  1. Any person who-

(a)     drives or causes his vehicle to be driven along the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lane;

(b)     parks or causes a vehicle to be parked within fifteen (15) metres of any road intersection within the State;

(c)     uses or deploys siren or other noisy device in a vehicle;

(d)     being a driver or conductor of a commercial vehicle fails to wear the standard uniform as prescribed by the Ministry whilst engaged as a driver or conductor;

(e)     drives his vehicle on unauthorised routes; or

(f)      herds or allows cattle, sheep, goat, mule, pig or other beast of draught or burden to be on the highway, shall be guilty of an offence.

 

Use of Unregistered or Unmarked Vehicle Prohibited.

  1. Any person who drives or, being the owner, permits any other person to drive on a highway a motor vehicle which-

(a)     is not registered or licenced; or

(b)     does not have affixed to it an identification mark in the prescribed manner, shall be guilty of an offence.

 

Duty in Case of Accident.

  1. Where in any accident due to the use of any motor vehicle or trailer on a highway any injury is caused to any person, property or livestock in charge of any person, the driver of the motor vehicle shall –

(a)     immediately stop the vehicle;

(b)     furnish to a police Officer or officer of the authority his name and address, the name and address of the owner of the vehicle, the identification mark of the vehicle, and other particulars relating to it if requested;

(i)      give the particulars of any person to whom injury has been caused ;

(ii)     provide information to the owner or person in charge of the property or of the livestock to which injury has been caused;

(c)     Where the person to whom injury has been caused so request, or if he is unconscious or if the injury caused to that person appears to endanger life-

(i)      take reasonable and practicable steps to attend to the injured person;

(ii)     procure medical attention;

(iv)    take him to a hospital where necessary;

(v)     report the accident immediately to the nearest Police Station; and

(vi)    the nearest office of the Authority.

(d)     In every other case, report the accident as soon as possible within twenty-four (24) hours of the occurrence to the nearest police station, or to the nearest office of the Authority.

 

Refusal to Give Name to an Officer.

27.—(1) Any person who under the provisions of this Law or the Regulations made thereunder –

(a)     commits or is alleged to have committed an offence;

(b)     refuses to give his name, address or such other information as may be demanded;

(c)     gives false name, address or other false information is guilty of an offence.

(2)     The owner of any motor vehicle shall, on demand by any Police Officer or an officer of the Authority, give all information which is within his power to give as to the name, address, description, antecedents and whereabouts of any person who commits or is alleged to have committed any offence in respect of or with any such motor vehicle or trailer and shall also give similar information regarding any occupants of the motor vehicle or trailer at the time of the offence or alleged offence and if such owner fails to do so he shall be guilty of an offence.

 

Apprehension of Offender Refusing to Give Name.

  1. Any Police Officer or an officer of the Authority may apprehend without warrant any person who commits within his view, or whom he reasonably suspects of having committed, an offence under this Law or the Regulations made hereunder where–

(a)     such person refuses or fails to produce his driver’s licence on demand;

(b)     such person refuses to give his name and address or gives false name and address; or

(c)     any vehicle driven by such person does not bear the prescribed number plates or identification mark.

 

Power to Retain Driver’s Licence in Certain Circumstances.

29.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this Law, any Police Officer or an officer of the Authority may retain the driver’s licence of any person who commits an offence in his presence, or whom he reasonably suspects of having committed an offence under this Law or the Regulations made thereunder, if he reasonably considers that any difficulty is likely to arise in the service of summons on such person.

(2)     A Police Officer or an officer of the Authority who retains the Driver’s licence of any person under this Section shall give to him a written statement signed and dated by the officer to the effect that the licence has been so retained and indicating the police station or office of the Authority at which the licence may be claimed.

(3)     A driver’s licence retained under this Section shall be returned to the holder upon his giving a written acknowledgement signed and dated by him to the effect that it has been so returned –

(a)     if he reports in person not less than three days after the date of its retention, at the police station mentioned in the written statement given in accordance with subsection (2); or

(b)     if a summons relating to the offence committed or suspected to have been committed by him is served on him.

 

Owner of Commercial Vehicle Liable in Certain Cases of Overloading And Exceeding Speed Limit.

  1. Where a person is convicted of an offence in respect of the overloading of a commercial vehicle or trailer or of driving a commercial vehicle at a speed exceeding that provided by Law, then in addition to the person driving the vehicle at the time of the commission of the offence, if such person not being the owner of the vehicle, the owner of such vehicle shall also be liable, and may be charged accordingly.

Provided that such owner shall not be convicted of the offence if he can prove to the satisfaction of the Court that no act or omission on his part was contributory to the commission of the offence.

 

Owner of Commercial Vehicle is Liable in Certain Cases if Vehicle Not Safe.

  1. Where a person is convicted of an offence relating to the condition of a commercial motor vehicle then in addition to the person convicted, the owner, if such person is not the owner, shall also be guilty of the offence unless he can prove to the satisfaction of the Court that he was not aware and could not by reasonable inquiry have been aware that the vehicle did not comply with the requirements of the law relating to the condition of the vehicle.

 

Contravention of Terms of Licence.

  1. Any person who uses a motor vehicle or trailer for a purpose other than that for which it is licenced shall be guilty of an offence.

 

Other Liabilities.

  1. Nothing in this Law shall affect any liability of the driver or owner of a motor vehicle under any other Enactment or at Common Law.

 

Liability of a Third Party.

  1. Where a commercial vehicle or trailer is in the custody or under the control of any person other than the owner or some person employed by the owner then that person in addition to the owner shall be liable under Section 31 unless such person can prove to the satisfaction of the Court that he was not aware and could not by reasonable inquiry have been aware that the vehicle did not comply with the requirements of the law relating to the condition of the vehicle.

 

Owner Responsible for Condition of Vehicle.

  1. The owner or driver of a motor vehicle or of an articulated vehicle shall not by reason of the vehicle having been registered or licenced by a licencing Authority be relieved of any responsibility for its roadworthiness and fitness for the purpose for which it is being used.

 

General Penalty.

36.—(1) Any person who fails to comply with any of the provisions of this Law for which no specific penalty is provided commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction as follows –

(a)     as a first offender to a fine of twenty thousand Naira (N20,000.00);

(b)     as a subsequent offender to a fine of thirty thousand Naira (N30, 000.00) or to imprisonment for a term of three (3) years or both.

(2)     In addition to any penalty that may be provided for failure to comply with any provision of this Law or the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority Law, where such failure occurs, the vehicle may, upon conviction, be forfeited to the State.

(3)     In sentencing a person convicted of committing an offence under this Law, the Court may, in addition to or in lieu of the prescribed sentence, direct the suspension or revocation of the driver’s licence, and order the person convicted to-

(a)     render community service in accordance with the provision of Section 347 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law 2011;

(b)     enroll for and attend courses of the Lagos State Drivers’ Institute for a period of not less than 7 days, at his cost; or

(c)     to both community service and enrolment in the Lagos State Drivers’ Institute.

 

Corrupt Officers.

37.—(1) As from the commencement of this Law, no Officer shall demand, willfully condone, connive, abet or receive gratification in cash or kind from any person to circumvent the provisions of this Law.

(2)     Any Officer who contravenes the provision of subsection (1) above shall be liable to summary dismissal and prosecution under the Criminal Justice Administration Law.

 

Regulations.

38.—(1) The Commissioner may in accordance with the Regulations Approval Law Cap. R5 Vol. 6 Laws of Lagos State 2003 make Regulations to-

(a)     determine and regulate the size, shape and character of the identification marks and the manner in which they shall be fixed to motor vehicles and trailers and rendered easily distinguishable;

(b)     register motor vehicles, the particulars to be entered in the register, and the fees to be paid;

(c)     notify a change in the ownership of a motor vehicle or trailer and as to its registration thereafter;

(d)     prescribe the different types of licences which may be issued for motor vehicles and the purpose for which vehicles so licensed may be used;

(e)     prescribe the fees to be paid for licencing motor vehicles or for any class or description of vehicles;

(f)      prescribe conditions relating to the purposes for which stage carriages may be used and the hours during which they may ply for hire and other matters which shall be deemed to be attached to licences issued in respect of such vehicles, and empowering licencing authorities to issue any such licence subject to such further conditions as they may think fit to impose and endorse on the licence;

(g)     the number of persons and the goods which may be carried in hackney and stage carriages;

(h)     require stage carriages designed for the sole purpose of carrying persons and their hand luggage to carry a conductor;

(i)      prohibit persons from driving hackney and stage carriages, or from acting as conductors on stage carriages, unless they wear badges issued by the relevant Authority, and in the case of conductors, are registered by the relevant Authority, and requiring the surrender of such badges in cases where the licencing Authority considers the holder to be unsuitable to drive a hackney or stage carriage or to be a conductor on a stage carriage, as the case may be, and prescribing the fees for such badges and for the registration of conductors;

(j)      prescribe areas within which hackney and carriages are not to operate unless they conform to the special requirements applicable to such areas;

(k)     prescribe the constructional and mechanical requirements for hackney carriages, stage carriages and commercial vehicles;

(l)      empower licensing Authorities, singly or in combination, to fix the maximum and minimum fares which may be charged in the case of hackney and stage carriages;

(m)    empower any Authority to –

(i)      fix time table for stage carriages on any route;

(ii)     determine stopping times at stands and stopping places;

(iii)    determine the days and hours during which stage carriages may ply for hire on any specified route;

(iv)    require the fitting to hackney carriages of meters or other similar devices to indicate authorized fares;

(v)     provide for the additional examination of hackney and stage carriage drivers before the issue of a badge.

(n)     examine applicants for drivers’ licences and as to the licences and permits which may be granted and the fees to be paid and providing for the taking and recording of the finger-print impressions of all drivers;

(o)     prohibit or restrict the driving of motor vehicles or any class or description of motor vehicle on any specified highway or part of a highway or empowering any specified officer or other Authority to impose such prohibitions or restrictions;

(p)     prescribe for the construction of motor vehicles and trailers and the conditions under which they may be used;

(q)     prescribe the speed at which motor vehicles or any class or description of motor vehicle may be driven either generally or on any specified highway or within any defined area or place;

(r)      prescribe precautions to be taken in the interest of the safety and convenience of the public travelling in motor vehicles or otherwise using highways, and providing for the periodical inspection of motor vehicles;

(s)     provide, in respect of drivers of commercial vehicles –

(i)      the hours that they may be employed without rest; and

(ii)     the periods of rest from driving or other employment which must be allowed, differentiating, if necessary, between day and night and between drivers who are required only to drive the vehicle and those who have other duties to perform in addition to driving;

(t)      exempt or authorize any specified officer or other authority to exempt from all or any of the provisions of this Law or of any Regulations made hereunder –

(i)      any specified class or description of motor vehicle or trailer;

(ii)     motor vehicles or trailers belonging to any particular class of persons;

(iii)    any specified areas; or

(iv)    any specified class or description of person in the service of the State and prescribing any conditions of such exemptions.

(u)     give effect to the fulfillment of international requirements;

(v)     the issuance of international certificates for motor vehicles and international driver’s permits;

(w)    fix the fees to be paid for certificates, permits and other documents issued in connection with international requirements;

(x)     the compulsory examination of any type of motor vehicle or trailer or any class or description thereof and the places and manner of such examination;

(y)     the appointment of examiners of motor vehicles and trailers or any class or description thereof-

(i)      the payment of fees for such examination by the owners of such vehicles; and

(ii)     the duties and powers of such examiners in regard to such examination.

(z)     the cancellation or suspension of any licence issued in respect of any motor vehicle or trailer which since the issue of the licence is in such a condition as to be a source of danger to persons travelling in the vehicle or trailer or to other users of the roads or to cause damage to the roads themselves;

(aa)   prescribe penalties for the breach or contravention of any regulation made under this Law;

(bb)   prescribe fees and charges;

(cc)    specify the routes to be followed by vehicles, animals and pedestrians;

(dd)   determine the line to be kept by persons driving or in charge of or riding any vehicle or animal on any highway;

(ee)   prohibit or restrict the use of any specified highway by vehicles of any specified class or description;

(ff)    prohibit the driving or propelling of vehicles on any specified highway otherwise than in a specified direction;

(gg)   specify parking places, and the days and hours during which and the maximum periods for which they may be used and fees, if any, to be imposed;

(hh)   prohibit vehicles waiting on any specified highway;

(ii)     specify routes to be followed and the stopping places to be used by stage carriages;

(jj)     appoint stands for hackney and stage carriages and the days and hours during which they may be used;

(kk)   prohibit the sounding of horns, sirens or other similar appliances either in general or during specified hours or in respect of specified areas;

(ll)     regulate the conduct of persons driving, or propelling or in charge of or riding any vehicle or animal on a highway; and

(mm) generally for the purpose of carrying into effect the purposes of this Law and for traffic control and vehicle inspection.

 

Application of the Law to Public Officers.

  1. The provisions of this Law shall also apply to vehicles and persons in the public service of the State, and for the purpose of proceedings for an offence in connection with any such vehicle against any person other than the driver of the vehicle, the person nominated in that behalf by the department in whose service the vehicle is used shall be deemed to be the person actually responsible unless it is shown to the satisfaction of the court that the driver only was responsible.

 

Illegal Use of Walkways and undesignated Bus Stop.

  1. From the commencement of this Law, it shall be an offence –

(a)     to display wares on any walkway;

(b)     for commercial buses to pick or drop passengers on the fast lane or in any undesignated bus-stop in the State.

 

Interpretation.

  1. In this Law unless the context otherwise requires-

“Authority” means the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority established under Section 1 of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority Law;

“Axle Weight” means in relation to an axle of a heavy motor vehicle or of a trailer the aggregate weight transmitted to the surface beneath by the several wheels attached to that axle, when the heavy motor vehicle or the trailer is loaded;

“Articulated Vehicle” means a motor vehicle with a trailer which is so constructed and by partial super-imposition attached to the motor vehicle that a substantial part of the weight of the trailer is borne by the motor vehicle;

“Appropriate Charges” in relation to a removed vehicle of any class means such sum as the Commissioner may by order specify as regards vehicles of that class;

“Commercial Vehicle” means a hackney carriage, a stage carriage, a tractor, and any motor vehicle primarily designed for the carriage of goods or passengers, excluding any such vehicle used exclusively for carrying the personal effects of the owner;

“Commissioner” means Commissioner for Transportation or any member of the State Executive Council being in charge of transportation in the State;

“Gross Weight” means the net weight of the vehicle with the weight of freight or load (including the driver and crew) which such vehicle is designed to carry and registered as such by the licencing authority;

“Hackney Carriage” means any motor vehicle designed or constructed to carry not more than seven persons, used or intended to be used for carrying passengers for hire or reward under a contract expressed or implied for the use of the vehicle as a whole or for a fixed or agreed rate or sum;

“Highway” includes any road/way to which the public have access to and is controlled by the State;.

“Intersection” means a place where two or more roads pass across each other, converge and includes a T-junction;

“Ministry” means Ministry of Transportation;

“Motorcycle” means a motor vehicle designed to travel on not more than two wheels, and includes a combination of a motorcycle and side car;

“Motor Vehicle” means a mechanically propelled vehicle intended or adapted for use on roads;

“Owner” means the person by whom the vehicle is kept and used and, in relation to a vehicle which is subject to a hiring agreement or hire purchase agreement, means the person keeping or using the vehicle under that agreement, and the expression

“Ownership” shall be construed accordingly;

“Parking Place” means a place where vehicles may be left or allowed to remain stationary;

“Prescribed” means prescribed by Regulations made by the Commissioner.

“Prescribed Particulars” means in relation to any vehicle, the driver’s licence of the driver thereof, the rider’s card, the vehicle registration, the vehicle licence, roadworthiness certificate, certificate of insurance of the vehicle, hackney carriage licence, and stage carriage licence or any other document required by law to be obtained in relation to the vehicle.

“Stage Carriage” means any motor vehicle used or intended to be used for carrying passengers for hire or reward other than such a vehicle constructed or adapted to carry less than eight persons, the passengers paying separate and distinct fares or at the rate of separate or distinct fares for their respective places, and shall be deemed to include the  expression “omnibus”;

“Task Force” means the Committee of persons appointed by the State Governor to remove Abandoned Vehicles from the Highways or near private premises.

“Trailer” means a vehicle drawn by any motor vehicle but does not include a side-car attached to a motor-cycle;

“Traffic Sign” includes all signals, warning sign posts, direction posts, signs or other devices for the guidance or direction of persons using highways;

“Vehicle” means carriages, wagons, carts, motor vehicles, motorcycles, tricycles, vans, lorries, trailers, hand carts, sledges, trucks, barrows, and all other machines for the carriage of goods or persons.

 

Repeal.

  1. The Road Traffic Law Cap. R10.Vol. 7 Laws of Lagos State 2003 as amended is repealed.

 

Citation and Commencement

  1. This Law may be cited as the Lagos State Road Traffic Law 2012 andshall come into force on the …… day of…………. 2012.

 

 

SCHEDULE I

Traffic Offences and Penalties

  Offence Point     Fine Additional
1 Violation of routes by commercial vehicles 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00  
2 Non-display of route and routes number on vehicle 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender-N30, 000.00  
3 Disobeying traffic control personnel 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00 Impound vehicle
4 Parking on yellow line on any public highway – /illegal parking 4 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00  
5 Parking on yellow line on any public highway/ illegal parking (trailer) 4 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00  
6 Vehicle crossing double yellow line/centre line 4 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00  
7 Staying within the yellow junction box (offside rule) 3 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender-N30, 000.00  
8 Failure to yield to right of way of pedestrians at a Zebra crossing 3 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00  
9 Failure to give way to traffic on the left at a roundabout 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00  
10 Smoking while driving 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00  
11 Riding motorcycle without crash helmet for rider 1 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- six. N30, 000.00 Imprisonment for a term of (6) months, or both fine and imprisonment
12 Riding a motorcycle without rider’s permit 2   Impound motorcycle
13 Riding a motorcycle:

i. Against traffic

ii.On the kerb, median or road set backs

3 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00 Impound motorcycle
14 Conveying more than one at any given time 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 passenger subsequent offender- N30, 000.00 Imprisonment for a term of six (6) months, or both fine and imprisonment
15 Installation of musical gadget on a motorcycle 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender-N30, 000.00 Impound the set
16 Alteration of manufacturer’s specification on motorcycle – (e.g. Handle bar/leg) 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00  
17 Motorcyclist resisting arrest   1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00  
18 Operating motorcycle without side mirrors, trafficators, break light or rear lights 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00  
19 Motorcycle operator carrying: i. Pregnant woman  ii. Adult with baby iii. Child below the age of twelve (12) years   1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00 Imprisonment for a term of three (3) years, or both fine and imprisonment
20 Under aged person (under 18yrs old) riding a motorcycle 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00 Dislodge rider
21 Motorcycle operating using horn designed for motor vehicles 1 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00 Remove horn
22 Operating a Motorcycle in a restricted area or on prohibited route 3 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00 Impound motorcycle
23 Exceeding prescribed speed limit 2 N100, 000.00 Imprisonment for a term of one (1) year, or both fine and imprisonment
24 Tailgating an emergency vehicle 3 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00  
25 Failure of slow moving vehicle to keep to the right lane 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00  
26 Assault on a traffic officer(physical) 3 N100,000.00 Imprisonment for a term of three (3) years, or both fine and imprisonment
27 Driving in a direction prohibited by the Road Traffic Law/Neglect of Traffic Directions 4 Forfeiture of vehicle to the State 1st offender- one (1) year Imprisonment and forfeiture of the vehicle to the State 2nd and subsequent offender- three (3) years Imprisonment and forfeiture of the vehicle to the State and shall have their data and biometric captured.
28 Illegal U-turns 3 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00 Driver Training
29 Wrongful overtaking of other vehicle 2 N100, 000.00  
30 Overloading of a commercial vehicle on the highway 4 N50, 000.00 Dislodge excess
31 Driving on the walkway or kerbs 4 N50, 000.00  
32 Parking on the walkway or kerbs 3 N20, 000.00  
33 Parking or stopping to pick passengers by a commercial vehicle on the highway 3 N20, 000.00 Driver Training
34 Bullion van driving in a direction prohibited by the Road Traffic law 5 Forfeiture of vehicle Imprisonment for a term of three (3) years
35 Abandoned vehicle on highway 2 N50, 000.00; cost of towing Imprisonment for a term of six (6) months, or both fine and imprisonment
36 Vehicle causing obstruction on highway if broken down 2 N50, 000.00; cost of Towing  
37 Commuter or Conductor hanging on tailboard of moving vehicle 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00 Dislodge and Sanction Driver
38 Driving vehicles with doors left open 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00  
39 Making or receiving phone calls when driving without hands free 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00  
40 Counting money, or otherwise engaged in other activities when driving 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00  
41 Driving without a strapped seat belt for both driver and passengers 2 1st offender- N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00 Strap on seat belts
42 Failure to display reflective warning sign at point of break down 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender N30, 000.00  
43 Motorist resisting arrest 2 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00  
44 Use of BRT Lite corridor 3 1st offender-N20, 000.00 subsequent offender- N30, 000.00 Imprisonment for a term of three (3) years, or both fine and imprisonment
45 Willful Obstruction on highway 2 N50, 000.00; cost of Towing Imprisonment for a term of one (1) year, or both fine and imprisonment
46 Storage charge for impounded cars, jeep and mini-buses per day   N1000.00  
47 Storage charge for impounded motorcycles and 3 wheelers per day   N500.00  
48 Storage charge for all other impounded vehicles (6 wheelers and above per day)   N2, 000.00  
49 Towing an impounded car, jeep and mini buses   N10, 000.00  
50 Towing other commercial vehicles excluding trailers (mini-buses)   N10, 000.00  
51 Towing a Trailer or Tanker (empty)   N50, 000.00  
52 Towing a trailer or tanker (loaded)   N100, 000.00  
53 Towing tippers and lorries (loaded)   N50, 000.00  
54 Towing luxurious buses   N50, 000.00  
55 Towing an overnight breakdown  (Trailer)   N100, 000.00  
56 Towing tricycles   N2, 000.00  
57 Towing Motorcycles   N500.00  
58 Hire of Heavy duty recovery equipment (Towing /Recovery fees)     At hirer’s cost
59 Failure to pay Penalty within prescribed time     Double the initial penalty

In addition to the penalty prescribed above, the Authority may direct the driver/rider to attend the Lagos State Drivers’ Institute for training and re-orientation.

 

SCHEDULE II (Section 3)

 

Prohibited Routes for Motorcycle and Tricycle

MAJOR HIGHWAYS IN LAGOS

  1. Lagos – Ibadan Expressway
  2. Apapa – Oshodi Expressway
  3. Oworonshoki – Oshodi Expressway
  4. Lagos – Ikorodu Expressway
  5. Lagos – Abeokuta Expressway
  6. Third Mainland Bridge
  7. Eti–Osa/Lekki – Epe Expressway
  8. Lagos – Badagry Expressway
  9. Funsho Williams Avenue
  10. Agege Motor Road
  11. Eti-Osa/Lekki Coastal Road

LIST OF BRIDGES IN THE STATE

  1. Iyana- Ipaja Bridge Agege/ Alimosho Local Government Areas
  2. Dopemu Bridge Agege/ Alimosho Local Government Areas
  3. Airport/Ikeja Bridge, Ikeja Local Government Area
  4. Agege Motor Road/Oshodi Loop, Ikeja/ Mushin Local Government Areas Oshodi
  5. Mushin/Isolo Link Bridge Mushin/ Oshodi – Isolo Local Government Areas
  6. Dorman Long Bridge Surulere/ Lagos Mainland Local Government Areas
  7. Ojuelegba Bridge Surulere Local Government Area
  8. National Stadium Flyover Surulere Local Government Area
  9. Iganmu/ Funsho Williams Bridge Surulere Local Government Area
  10. Apapa – Iganmu Bridge Surulere Local Government Area
  11. Apapa- Ijora Link Bridge Apapa/ Lagos Mainland Local Government Areas
  12. Liverpool Bridge, Apapa Apapa Local Government Area
  13. Mile 2 Bridge- Loop, Amuwo- Odofin Amuwo- Odofin Local Government Area
  14. Okota (Cele)/Ijesha Link Bridge Mushin/ Oshodi – Isolo Local Government Areas
  15. Apakun/Apapa- Oshodi Bridge Mushin / Oshodi – Isolo Local Government Network Areas
  16. Ikorodu Road/Anthony Clover leaf Somolu/ Ikeja Local Government Areas Bridge
  17. Trade Fair Flyover Bridge Ojo Local Government Area
  18. FESTAC/Amuwo –Odofin Link Bridge Amuwo – Odofin Local Government Area
  19. 2 Flyover Bridges along Alhaji Masha Surulere Local Government Area Road
  20. Ojota Clover leaf Bridge Kosofe / Ikeja Local Government Areas
  21. Ogudu Bridge Kosofe Local Government Area
  22. 3rd Mainland Bridge Lagos Island/Lagos Mainland/Somolu Local Government Areas
  23. Maryland flyover Ikeja/Somolu Local Government Areas
  24. Ikeja General Hospital flyover Bridge Ikeja Local Government Area
  25. Kodesoh Bridge, Oba Akran, Ikeja Ikeja Local Government Area
  26. Opebi Link Bridge Ikeja Local Government Area
  27. Sheraton- Opebi Bridge Ikeja Local Government Area
  28. Jibowu/Yaba flyover Bridge Lagos Mainland Local Government Area
  29. Carter Bridge, Lagos Lagos Island/ Lagos Mainland Local Government Areas
  30. Bariga – Ifako Bridge Somolu/ Kosofe Local Government Areas

31      Apapa-Oshodi Expressway/ Somolu/ Kosofe Local Government Areas Alapere Bridge

32      Bariga/Oworonshoki Bridge Somolu/ Kosofe Local Government Areas

33      Apapa – Oshodi Expressway/ Somolu/ Kosofe Local Government Areas Gbagada U-Turn

34      Apapa – Oshodi Expressway/ Somolu/ Kosofe Local Government Areas 3rd Mainland Bridge

35      3rd Mainland/Oworonshoki Bridge Kosofe Local Government Area IBM 6 33

36      Eko Bridge Lagos Island / Lagos Mainland Local Government Areas

37      Apongbon flyover, Bridge Lagos Island Local Government Area

38      Cowry Bridge (Officers Mess) Lagos Island / Eti- Osa Local Government Areas

39      Mcwen Bridge (Bonny Camp) Eti- Osa Local Government Area

40      Marina / Ikoyi Bridge Lagos Island / Eti- Osa Local Government Areas

41      Ikoyi/ Obalende Bridge Eti- Osa Local Government Area

 

AGEGE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Oba Ogunji Road
  2. Old Abeokuta Road
  3. Capitol Road

4 Alfa Nla Road

  1. Oko-Oba Road
  2. Akilo Street
  3. Agunbiade Road
  4. Ogba Road
  5. Ipaja Road
  6. Moricas Road
  7. Oyewole Road
  8. Arigbanla Street
  9. Dopemu Road
  10. Oke-Koto Junction
  11. Oniwaya Road
  12. Adebisi Awosoga Street
  13. Old Ota Road
  14. Ijaiye Road
  15. Akin Doherty Road
  16. Amoo Street
  17. Pen Cinema Roundabout
  18. Surulere Street
  19. Agbedeyi Street
  20. Ayige Street
  21. Sule Street
  22. Ashipa Street
  23. Salawu Street

 

AJEROMI-IFELODUN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Baale Adeyemo Street
  2. Mba/Cardoso Street up to Oto Wharf
  3. Mobil Road up to Boundary Road
  4. Boundary Road-Aiyeke Bridge-Tolu Bus/Stop
  5. Wilmer Crescent
  6. Industrial Road
  7. Achapo Road/New Road
  8. Idewu Street
  9. Baale Adeyemo Road
  10. Malu/Mobil Road
  11. Ojo Road
  12. Cemetery/Mosafejo/Alaba Road
  13. Bakare-Faro Road

 

APAPA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Creek Road
  2. Wharf Road
  3. Burma Road
  4. Randle Road
  5. Marine Road
  6. Kofo Abayomi Road
  7. Liverpool Road
  8. Point Road
  9. Park Lane
  10. Itapeju Avenue
  11. Entire Network of Roads in Apapa G.R.A
  12. Dock Yard Road
  13. Oduduwa Road
  14. Ladipo Oluwole Road
  15. Bonny Road
  16. Commercial Road
  17. Malu/Mobil Road
  18. Warehouse Road
  19. Orile-Iganmu Road

 

ALIMOSHO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Ipaja – Ayobo Road
  2. Ekoro Road
  3. Egbeda – Idimu Road
  4. Egbeda-Akowonjo Road
  5. Iyana-Ipaja-Idimu Road
  6. Idimu-Ikotun Road
  7. LASU-Iba Road
  8. Ikotun-Egbe Road
  9. Ipaja Road
  10. Igando Road
  11. Egbe –Idimu Road
  12. Old Ota Road
  13. Meiran Road
  14. Ayobo Road
  15. Ajasa/Command Road
  16. Baruwa Road
  17. Liasu Road
  18. Governor’s Road
  19. Abaranje Road
  20. Ijegun Road
  21. Shasha Road
  22. Baruwa/Aina Obembe Road
  23. Adefemi Road, Ipaja
  24. Go ye

 

AMUWO – ODOFIN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Oshodi-Apapa Expressway
  2. Durbar Road/Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Road
  3. The Entire Network of Roads in Festac Town
  4. Circular Road
  5. The Entire Network of Roads in Zones A,B,C & D of Amuwo-Odofin Low – Cost Housing Estate
  6. Old Ojo Road
  7. Mumuni Adio Badmus Way
  8. Lagos Badagry Expressway

 

BADAGRY LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Lagos – Badagry Expressway from Eric Moore to Seme Road
  2. Badagry Roundabout to Topo Road
  3. Joseph Dosu Road

 

CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT (CBD) ROADS

  1. Inner Marina
  2. Broad Street
  3. Nnamdi Azikwe Street
  4. King George V Road
  5. Idumagbo Avenue
  6. Outer Marina
  7. Adeniji Adele Street
  8. Martins Street
  9. Balogun Street
  10. Odunlami Street
  11. Ereko Street
  12. New Balogun Street
  13. Campbell Street
  14. Breadfruit Street
  15. Abibu Oki Street
  16. Davies Street
  17. Kakawa Street
  18. Force Road
  19. Oloto/Fosbery Road

 

EPE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Femi Agbalajobi Road
  2. Ayetoro Road
  3. Hospital Road
  4. Marina Road
  5. Central Mosque Road
  6. Kasali Oluwo Street
  7. Ekundayo Street
  8. Lagos Road
  9. Ijebu to Itoikin Road from Agbowa to Itoikin
  10. Omu- Ijebu to Ketu Roundabout
  11. Ketu Roundabout to Ejinrin Town
  12. Ota Road
  13. Olofin Road
  14. Orugbo – Ido Road
  15. Agbowa-Ikosi Road
  16. Ketu Roundabout to Epe
  17. Ketu Roundabout – Itoikin

 

ETI-OSA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. The Entire Network of Roads and Bridges in Ikoyi/Obalende and Iru/

Victoria Island Local Council Development Areas

  1. Eti-Osa/Lekki-Epe Expressway

 

IFAKO-IJAIYE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA / OJOKORO LOCAL COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA

  1. Ogunnusi Road
  2. Lateef Jakande Road
  3. College Road
  4. Jonathan Coker Street
  5. Iju Road
  6. WEMPCO Road
  7. ACME Road
  8. New Oko-Oba Road
  9. Lagos Abeokuta Expressway
  10. Agbado Road
  11. Baale Animashaun Road
  12. Yaya Abatan Road

 

IKEJA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Lagos Ibadan Expressway (from Lagos Boundary to Lagos – Toll gate)
  2. Sheraton Link Bridge
  3. Oba Akran Avenue
  4. Obafemi Awolowo Way
  5. Kudirat Abiola Road
  6. Mobolaji Bank-Anthony Way
  7. Lateef Jakande Road
  8. Nurudeen Olowopopo Drive
  9. Otunba Jobi Fele Way
  10. Allen Avenue
  11. Opebi Road
  12. Secretariat Road
  13. Mobolaji Johnson Road
  14. Osho Street
  15. Hakeem Balogun Road
  16. IPM Way
  17. Ashabi Cole Street
  18. Toyin Street
  19. Entire Ikeja GRA Road Network
  20. ACME Road

 

IKEJA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA Contd.

  1. WEMPCO Road
  2. Oduduwa Road
  3. Isaac John Street
  4. Alausa Secretariat Perimeter Road Network
  5. Simbiat Abiola Road
  6. Kaffi Street
  7. Opebi Link Bridge
  8. Ikosi Road
  9. Adeniyi Jones Avenue
  10. Entire Alausa CBD
  11. Ladipo Oluwole Avenue
  12. ASBFI Road
  13. Olowu Street
  14. Ola Ayinde Street
  15. Unity Road
  16. Aromire Avenue
  17. Ijaola Street
  18. Iyaoloye Crescent
  19. Olu Akerele Street
  20. Emmanuel Street
  21. Odo-Iyalaro Underbridge
  22. Olatunbosun Street

 

IKORODU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Ikorodu Road (from Mile 12 to Ikorodu Benson Roundabout)
  2. Ipakodo-Ibeshe Road
  3. Lagos-Ikorodu Express Road
  4. T.O.S. Benson Road
  5. Oba Sekumade Road
  6. Lagos-Shagamu Road
  7. Obafemi Awolowo Road
  8. Ikorodu-Itoikin Road
  9. Igbogbo Road
  10. Ayangburen Road
  11. Alhaji Street

 

IKOYI/ OBALENDE LOCAL COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA

  1. Alfred Rewane Road
  2. Glover Road
  3. Alexander Road
  4. Awolowo Road
  5. Bourdillon Road
  6. Gerald Road
  7. Osborne Road Estate 1 & 2
  8. Lugard Avenue
  9. Olu Holloway Road
  10. Bayo Kuku Street
  11. Oba Adeyinka Oyekan Avenue
  12. Mobolaji Johnson Road
  13. Club Road
  14. Federal Secretariat Road
  15. Thompson Avenue
  16. Lateef Jakande Avenue
  17. Moore Road
  18. Oyinkan Abayomi Road
  19. Maroko Close
  20. Adeyemi Lawson Street
  21. Femi Okunnu Road
  22. Jabita Close
  23. Onikoyi/Turnbull Road
  24. Iru Close
  25. Ajayi Bembe Street
  26. Entire Park View Estate Roads
  27. Awori Road
  28. The Entire Network of Roads in Ijeh, Dolphin Estates Highrise and Duplex
  29. Lawrence Road
  30. Reeve Road
  31. St. Gregory Road
  32. Ribadu Road
  33. Raymond Njoku Street
  34. Okotie Eboh Street
  35. Keffi Street
  36. Norman Williams Street
  37. Ilabere Avenue
  38. Oloto Road
  39. Ojora Road
  40. McPherson Avenue
  41. Olanijonyin Avenue
  42. Owena Street
  43. Agodogba Road
  44. Mobolaji Johnson Road
  45. Bedwell Road
  46. Murtala Muhammed Road
  47. Obalende Road
  48. Toyan Street
  49. Odo Street
  50. Awolowo Road
  51. Bankole Oki Road
  52. Ademola Street
  53. Turnbull Road
  54. Cameroon Road
  55. Yemi Cardoso
  56. Banana Estate
  57. Dolphin Estate Duplex
  58. Dolphin Estate Highrise
  59. Alhaji Kannike Street
  60. Igbo Street
  61. Moshalashi Street
  62. Eleshin Road
  63. Ajeniya Street
  64. Dr Bode Olajumoke Street
  65. Alhaji Bashorun Close
  66. Alhaji Alade Odunewu Street
  67. Aromire close
  68. Barrow Avenue
  69. Olofin Street
  70. Lalupon Street

 

LAGOS ISLAND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. The Entire Network of Roads and Bridges in Lagos Island Local Government Area and Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area

 

LAGOS MAINLAND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Herbert Macaulay Way
  2. Barikisu Iyede Street
  3. Murtala Muhammed Way
  4. Third Mainland Bridge
  5. Ijora Causeway
  6. Commercial Avenue
  7. Old Yaba Road
  8. Sabo Round About
  9. University Road
  10. Abule-Ijesha Road
  11. Harvey Road
  12. Montgomery Road
  13. Onike Iwaya Road
  14. Morocco Road
  15. Aje Street
  16. Musiliu Smith Road
  17. Hughes Avenue
  18. Birrel Avenue
  19. Hussey Road
  20. Oweh Street
  21. Aggrey Road
  22. Borno Way
  23. Apapa Road
  24. Jibowu Street
  25. Iwaya Road
  26. Okobaba Street
  27. Cemetery Street
  28. Freeman Street

 

KOSOFE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Ogudu Alapere Expressway (from Toll Gate to Third Mainland Bridge)
  2. Ogudu Road
  3. Demurin Street
  4. Alapere Road
  5. CMD Road
  6. Doyin Omololu Street
  7. Davies Street
  8. 50 Metres from Ikorodu Road on Ikosi Road
  9. Omololu Street
  10. Diya Street
  11. Williams Street

 

MUSHIN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA/ODI-OLOWO COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA

  1. Agege Motor Road
  2. Fatai Atere Way
  3. Idi-Araba Street
  4. Ilupeju By-Pass
  5. Itire Road
  6. Palm Avenue
  7. Ladipo Street
  8. Layi Oyekanmi Street
  9. Olateju Street
  10. Isolo Road
  11. Ojekunle Road
  12. Ilasamaja Road
  13. Ogunmokun Street
  14. Association Avenue
  15. Kayode Street
  16. Town Planning Way
  17. Coker Road
  18. Post Office Road
  19. Mushin Road

 

OJO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Igbo Elerin Road
  2. Lagos-Badagry Expressway
  3. Iyana School Bus stop to Ishasi Road
  4. Oba Ayoka to Iba New Site
  5. Alaba International Market Road
  6. Olojo Drive
  7. Ojo Igbede Road
  8. Nepa Road
  9. Ishasi Road
  10. Abule Aka Road to Ajangbadi Road
  11. Akoberu / Sabo Road
  12. Itire – Ilogbo Road
  13. Iyana Era-Ilogbo Road
  14. Ajangbadi-Shibiri Road
  15. Kemberi /Aka Road

 

OSHODI/ISOLO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Okota Road
  2. NNPC Road
  3. Oshodi-Apapa Expressway
  4. Airport Road
  5. Egbe Road
  6. Ago-Palace Way
  7. Isolo Road
  8. Osolo Way
  9. Abimbola Street
  10. Ejigbo-Ajao Estate Link Road
  11. Estate Isheri-Oshun Road
  12. Post Office Road
  13. Oyetayo Street
  14. Oshodi Road
  15. Church Street
  16. Afariogun Street
  17. Sehinde Callisto Street
  18. Mafoluku Road
  19. Adeyemi Street
  20. Ajibulu Street
  21. New Airport Road

 

SOMOLU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Ikorodu Expressway (from Mile 12 to Yaba Terminus)
  2. George Street
  3. Morocco Road
  4. Market Street
  5. Bajulaiye Road
  6. Fola Agoro Street
  7. Apata Street
  8. Oguntolu Street
  9. Pedro Road
  10. Igi Olugbin Street
  11. Ashogbon Street
  12. Gbagada Road
  13. St. Finbarrs Road
  14. Jibowu Street
  15. Oweh Street
  16. Isaac John Street
  17. Watch-tower Avenue
  18. Shylon Street
  19. Shipeolu Street

 

SURULERE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

  1. Funsho Williams Avenue
  2. Adeniran Ogunsanya Street
  3. Ogunlana Drive
  4. Bode Thomas Street
  5. Akerele Road
  6. Itire-Ojuelegba Road
  7. Tejuosho Street
  8. Alhaji Masha Road
  9. Itire-Ijesha Road
  10. Ishaga Road
  11. Eric Moore Road
  12. Randle Avenue
  13. Agbebi Street
  14. Babs Animashaun Road
  15. Ijesha Road
  16. Enitan Street
  17. Adeshina Street
  18. Adelabu Street
  19. Adetola Street
  20. Nuru Oniwo Street
  21. Adekunle Kuye Street
  22. Shaki Crescent
  23. Oshogbo Street
  24. Tokosi Street
  25. Okota link Bridge
  26. Opere Street
  27. Odichie Street
  28. Olatunde Onimole Street
  29. Brown Street
  30. Agboyin Street
  31. Agbonyin Avenue
  32. Nnobi Street
  33. Sanya Street
  34. Opeloyeru Street
  35. Kilo Street
  36. Adetioye Street
  37. Fasoro Street
  38. Oladimeji Street
  39. Ojuolape Street
  40. Solabomi Street
  41. Ogungbesan Street

 

IRU/ VICTORIA ISLAND LOCAL COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA

  1. Ahmadu Bello Way
  2. Adeola Odeku Street
  3. Kofo Abayomi Street
  4. Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue
  5. Ajose Adeogun Road
  6. Idowu Taylor Street
  7. Idowu Martins Street
  8. Adeleke Adedoyin Street
  9. Elsie Femi Pearse Street
  10. Musa Yar Adua Street
  11. Walter Carrington Crescent
  12. Bishop Oluwole Street
  13. Samuel Manuwa Street
  14. Akin Olugbade Street
  15. Molade Okoya Thomas Street
  16. Sinari Daranijo Street
  17. Bishop Aboyade Cole Street
  18. Ligali Ayorinde Avenue
  19. Saka Tinubu Street
  20. Karimu Kotun Street
  21. Muri Okunola Street
  22. Etim Inyang Crescent
  23. Adetokunbo Ademola Street
  24. Adeola Hopewell Street
  25. Ahmed Onibudo Road
  26. Engineering Close
  27. Sanusi Fafunwa Street
  28. Tiamiyu Savage Street
  29. Olosa Street
  30. Oyin Jolayemi Street
  31. Marinho Drive
  32. Moshood Olugbani
  33. Fatai Durosinmi Street
  34. Adeyemo Alakija Street
  35. Oko Awo Close
  36. Afribank Street
  37. Jide Oki Street
  38. Festival Road
  39. Federal Housing Complex Road
  40. Oba Idowu Oniru Road
  41. Palace Road
  42. Oniru New Market Road
  43. Water Corporation Road
  44. Akin Adesola Street

 

 

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