What is the Nigeria Highway Code?

What is the Nigeria Highway Code?

The Nigeria Highway Code is the Code of Conduct for human activities related to the open road in a technological age.

What are the new road safety rules in Nigeria?

Below are 10 Nigerian driving rules that can land you in trouble:

  • Don’t Use Your Mobile Phone While Driving.
  • Always Use Your Seat Belt.
  • Lights and Reflectors Must be in Good Condition.
  • Avoid Roads Designated as ‘One Way’ or ‘No Entry’
  • Always Obey Speed-Limits.
  • Don’t Drive Without a Driver’s License/Learner’s Permit.

What is Rule 126 of the Highway Code?

Rule 126. Stopping distances. Drive at a speed that will allow you to stop well within the distance you can see to be clear. If you have to stop in a tunnel, leave at least a 5-metre gap between you and the vehicle in front.

How do you overtake a car in Nigeria?

Once you have started to overtake, move past the vehicle you are overtaking as quickly as possible. and leave it plenty of room. Then move back to the right side of the road as soon as you can, but without cutting in. Do not accelerate against the rear of the vehicle in front, or out to the left at the last moment.

What is Gifmis code for FRSC?

According to bestnaija.com, you can try using the following FRSC GIFMIS number for Remita payments: 1000027503.

What are the three types of road in Nigeria?


  • Private drive pathways.
  • Two-lane highways.
  • Dual carriageways.
  • Expressway.

Is the Highway Code a law?

According to the Royal Automobile Club (RAC), the Highway Code itself is not a legal document and the rules outlined in it are not official road laws. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be fined if you break one of the 307 regulations set out in the Government book.

Who Cannot use a motorway?

You must not enter a motorway if: you are a learner driver or do not hold a full licence for the category of vehicle you are driving. your vehicle cannot travel or maintain a speed of at least 50km per hour. your vehicle has an engine capacity of 50cc or less, if using a combustion engine.

Is it illegal to sound your horn at night?

The Highway Code states that motorists mustn’t blast their horn “aggressively” as it’s not a tool to alarm others “without viable and reasonable intention”. In the eyes of the law, it’s also illegal to sound your horn while driving in a built-up area between the hours of 11.30 pm and 7.00 am.

When a driver passing you honks his horn you should?

Use your horn Only when necessary, to avoid collisions. To try to get “eye contact” with other drivers. You may tap your horn to alert another driver who might turn in front of you and cause a collision. On narrow mountain roads, where you cannot see at least 200 feet ahead of your vehicle.

What should you do to see more while driving at night?

7 Tips for Seeing Clearly While Driving at Night

  1. Clean Your Windows and Mirrors.
  2. Dim Your Dashboard.
  3. Use the Night Setting on Your Rearview Mirror.
  4. Don’t Look at Oncoming Headlights.
  5. Decrease Your Speed.
  6. Skip the Yellow-Tinted Glasses.
  7. Schedule an Annual Eye Exam.
  8. About our Expert.

How can I get FRSC Remita number?

4. Steps to generate Remita code for FRSC payment

  1. Step 1: Log in to Remita platform. Login to the Remita website at https://www.remita.net/ or its mobile app.
  2. Step 2: Choose FRSC as the beneficiary.
  3. Step 3: Fill out the Remita payment form.

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