6 List Of Vehicle Documents You Need To Drive On Nigerians Road ( FRSC,VIO,Police )
Buying or getting a car doesn’t mean you can go ahead and drive it on public roads – No! Driving in Nigeria requires having a number of car documents to protect you from running into problems with the police and traffic and road safety officials.
In Nigeria, drivers are usually accosted on a daily basis by road safety officials as well as policemen who conduct stop and search and ask to see their car documents.
This check has landed a good number of drivers in serious problems while many others prefer to bribe their way out of sticky situations.
Surprisingly, not all drivers have complete knowledge of the specific documents that the security agencies on the road expect them to have to be allowed to drive on public roads.
There are also cases of exploitation where drivers and car owners have their full documents; complete and updated, yet, still end up trying to induce the police officers on duty. Here is a list of car documents that you should have when driving on Nigerian roads:
1. A valid Driver’s License
2. Proof Of Ownership
3. Certificate of Road Worthiness
4. Vehicle license
5. Insurance Certificate
6. Learners Permit
Learner drivers must accompany their instructors while driving.
Certain states require drivers to have CMR and tint permit in the case their cars have tinted windows.
Please note that all of the documents must be up-to-date and any outdated documents will not be accepted.