Kenya's Traffic Rules...And Fines

Catch up with the rules and fines in a series of 140 characters. Be informed...or warned.

  1. New, and stiffer Traffic Rules were passed last year (2012) , as highlighted here. One Makodingo has today highlighted some of the hefty fines motorists stand to face, and were well worth  capturing. 
  2. #TrafficFines Failure to carry your DL while driving 10,000/= (There's no option for bringing it 24 hours later!!)...Sec 36 of Traffic Act
  3. #TrafficFines Driving without a valid DL 20,000/= or 3 months in Prison or both
  4. #TrafficFines Driving beyond speed limit 100,000/= (110kph on dual carriage way, 100kph on single and 50kph in a town centre)
  5. #TrafficFines Drunk-Driving 100,000/= or 2 yrs in Prison or both plus disqualification from driving for 1 year
  6. #TrafficFines Giving any PSV driver any form of intoxicating liquor or substance 100,000/= or 2 yrs in Prison or both
  7. #TrafficFines Driving on a pavement to avoid traffic build-up 30,000/= or 3 months in prison or both
  8. #TrafficFines Driving without due regard to other road users including other drivers 100,000/- or 1 yr in Prison or both
  9. #TrafficFines Disregarding a Uniformed-Police officer's order to stop 50,000/= or 6 months in Prison or both
  10. #TrafficFines Disregarding a signal from a person crossing the road with livestock to stop (Yes, those Maasais) 50,000/= or 6 months in jail
  11. #TrafficFines Obstructing other road users with a stationary vehicle 50,000/= or 1 year in jail or both
  12. #TrafficFines Driving a vehicle without the consent of the owner 50,000/= or 2 years in jail or both plus optional charges of theft
  13. #TrafficFines Promoting or taking part in any race or trial of speed between vehicles on a road - Disqualification from driving for 1 year
  14. #TrafficFines Driving beyond speed limit 100,000/= (110kph on dual carriage way, 100kph on single and 50kph in a town centre)