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LACVIS Testing Centers (Updated List 2022) 🚗🚗

The new update from the Vehicle Inspection Service in Lagos is that no vehicle can get a Road Worthiness Certificate without physically testing their vehicle. Every vehicle owner or driver must visit a Lagos Computerized Vehicle Inspection Service (LACVIS) to obtain their certificate. However, you can make payments on CarPaddy.com to get a Referral Note […]

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COMPREHENSIVE INSURANCE FOR VEHICLES (EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW)

A lot of Nigerians find it difficult or unnecessary to pay for insurance but can we blame them? In this article, we talk about the comprehensive insurance, what it means and its importance. Basic personal auto insurance is mandated by all states in Nigeria and provides you with some financial protection in case of an […]

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THIRD-PARTY INSURANCE FOR CARS (WHAT IT COVERS)

What is Motor Third-Party Insurance? According to the Motor Vehicle Third Party Insurance Act of 1945. The act made it mandatory for all vehicle owners and users to obtain the Third-Party Insurance before putting their vehicles to use on the road or highways to protect the public or third parties that may sustain death, injuries […]

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WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED (AND ARE TO BE RENEWED BY PRIVATE AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLES IN LAGOS & NIGERIA)

It is general knowledge that all vehicles, before they can freely move on the road need to be registered by the government and driver, licensed. Also, there are a few documents all drivers must possess to certify that their vehicle is registered and in good condition. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY A PRIVATE CAR LIKE TOYOTA CAMRY: […]

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Surviving Lagos Roads: Tips to Drive safe on the streets of Lagos

Even though driving is a universal skill and one which all must possess at a certain age, driving in Lagos requires special skills; one that only ‘Lagosians’ possess. To keep safe while driving in Lagos, there are some unspoken rules/facts you need to be constantly conscious of. You’re the only normal person. Your first mistake […]

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How To Drive in Lagos Without “Wahala”

Driving on the streets of Lagos can be an extreme sport especially if you’re not a Lagosian and new to the Lagos life. If you live in Lagos, it’s about a hundred percent certain that you can very well relate to this. There’s even a popular saying that before the cock crows, Lagosians are already […]

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TINTED GLASS PERMITS – APPLICATION AND APPROVAL IN LAGOS

Although having tinted glass in your car makes it look cool, mysterious, and keeps the sun out. It’s no news that cars with tinted glasses are now used to perpetrate crimes in society mostly because people on the outside cannot see who or what’s happening in the vehicle hence the need for regulation of usage. […]

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What Do Plate Numbers Mean – When You Do New Car Registration in Lagos?

Plate numbers are official sets of numbers and letters attached to the front or the back of a road vehicle. It serves as a means of identification for cars. Humans have ID cards, cars have plate numbers. The currently used Nigerian vehicle registration plates were introduced in the year 1992 and later revised in 2011 […]

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Lagos State Traffic Offence And Penalties (2021)

Safety on the roads is an important metric to the Lagos state government hence the need to deploy penalties for traffic offenses. It is important to know that the least financial penalty to be paid  under the traffic law in Lagos State is N20,000. There are other related expenditure like towing fees etc How to […]

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Newly Designed Articulated, Allied Vehicle Number Plate by Lagos State

What is an Articulated Vehicle? An articulated vehicle is a vehicle which has a permanent or semi-permanent pivot joint in its construction, allowing the vehicle to turn more sharply.  In a broader sense, any vehicle towing a trailer or semi-trailer could be described as articulated. Why Articulated Vehicle Number Plate? The Lagos State Ministry of […]