National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has released details of fines charged on motorists for not following minor traffic rules. The fines, NTSA confirms, are reasonable and can be paid instantly if a motorist commits any of the offences.
If you want to know what you will be charged,see details below:
1. Driving without identification plates – Sh10,000.
2. Failure of driver to conform to indications on any traffic sign- Sh3,000
3. Failure to stop when required to by police officer in uniform – Sh5,000
4. Failure to obey any directions given, whether verbally or by signal, by a police officer in uniform in the execution of their duty – Sh3,000.
5. Driving without a valid licence endorsement in respect of the class of the vehicle – Sh7,000.
6. Failure to review the drivers licence – Sh1,000
7. Failure to carry reflective/warning sign – Sh2,000
8. Failure to wear seat belt while motor vehicle is in motion – Sh500
9. Driving PSV while being unqualified – Sh7,000
10. The driver of a motor omnibus or matatu picking or setting down passengers in a place that not authorised as a bus stop or terminal – Sh3,000
11. Touting – Sh3,000
12. Travelling with part of the body outside moving vehicle – Sh1,000
13. A passenger alighting at an unauthorised bus stop or terminal – Sh1,000
14. Failure to fit prescribed speed – Sh10,000
15. Failure of a conductor to keep seat belts in a clean, dry and generally wearable condition – Sh2,000
The National Transport and Safety Authority had announced that it was working on a road map to ensure motorists pay fines without going to court.
Motorists in Nairobi county will be fined a maximum of Sh25,000 if they defy the speed limit set for vehicles bound for the CBD.