Driving Lessons

What To Do When Your Car Breaks Down

It does not matter, even a brand new vehicle can break down at any time and at most unexpected location. In city of Lagos, it is common for certain motorists to panic, whenever their vehicles break down along the road, for they  believe Lagos State Traffic Management Authority(LASTMA) would pick up such vehicles. They are more worried, because such an ...

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FRSC Harps on Dangers of Night Trip

Disturbed by the spate of road crash fatalities resulting from night-time travels, the Federal Road Safety Corps has reiterated its warning to the Nigerian motoring public to desist from night trips due to obvious and inherent dangers associated with such trips. Making this declaration, the Corps Public Education Officer, Corps Commander Imoh Etuk highlighted numerous factors which negate night-time travels ...

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Snow Season Motoring Advice

Motorists in countries that are further away from the equator are getting close, if not yet inside snow season. Are you a motorist within a snow-prone region? Well remember that taking proper precautions will guarantee your having snow season motoring without much pain…could even be with pleasure. Following recent yellow warnings of snow forecast across much of United Kingdom, for ...

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2015 Children’s Day Celebration: Ford Draws Road Safety Tips for Parents, Children

Most parents will agree: there are few things more important than the protection of their children. And in celebrating children, it’s pivotal to discuss car safety. Parents play a pivotal role in ensuring their children are safe when travelling on the road. Ford Motor Company of sub-Sahara Africa is joining people across Nigeria in celebrating this year’s Children’s Day by ...

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Driving Lesson Lesson 3: Stopping and Reversing Automatic Car

Whether driving a manual or automatic car, backward movement is an essential part of driving. It is called reversing. SITUATIONS THAT WARRANT REVERSING (1) When it ia impossible to turn towards desired direction without hitting an object or falling inside a ditch (2) When a driver misses a turning point. For instance, if driving along an unfamiliar road and by ...

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Driving in Nigeria: Offences and Penalties

                                                          S/NO INFRINGEMENT (S) CODE POINTS PENALTY CATEGORY 1 ASSAULTING MARSHAL ON DUTY AMD 10 N10,000 2 2 ATTEMPTING TO CORRUPT MARSHAL ON DUTY ACS 10 N10,000 2 3 CAUTION SIGN VIOLATION CSV 3 N3,000 3 4 CONSTRUCTION AREA SPEED LIMIT VIOLATION CAV 3 N3,000 1 5 DANGEROUS DRIVING DGD 10 N50,000 1 6 DO NOT MOVE VIOLATION DNM 2 ...

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VEHICLE REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

…Approved Centres For Number Plates       S/N STATE LOCATION 1 ABIA BIR Zonal Office, 5 Bende Road, Umuahia 2 ADAMAWA BIR Office, Yola North 3 AKWA IBOM BIROfficeState Secretariat, Uyo 4 ANAMBRA Motor Licensing Office, Npaje Awka 5 BAUCHI BIR Office, Jos Road, Bauchi 6 BAYELSA MLA Yenagoa: Obele street, Ovom, Yenagoa MLA Kpansia: Inec Junction, Kpansia, Yenagoa ...

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