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Instant Fines For Minor Traffic violations In Kenya

Instant Fines For Minor Traffic violations In Kenya

This article is about instant fines for minor traffic violations in Kenya. Interior Affairs Cabinet Secretary announced that drivers will be fined immediately for minor traffic violations to enforce the law.

The 37-hour ticket launched on September 23, 2016 are being rolled out on the Kenyan roads.

 Instant Fines For Minor Traffic Offences In Kenya

Traffic Offence​​ Instant Fine
1Driving without identification plates affixed or plates not fixed in the prescribed manner.Ksh 10,000
2Driving a vehicle without a valid inspection certificate inspected.Ksh 10,000
3Driving without a valid driving license endorsement in respect of the class of vehicle.Ksh 3,000
4Failure to renew a driving License.Ksh 1,000
5Driving a PSV while being unqualifiedKsh​​ 5,000
6Failing to carry and produce a driving license on demand.Ksh 1,000
7Exceeding speed limit prescribed for class of vehicleBy 1-5 kph – WarningBy 6-10 kph – Ksh 500By 11 -15 kph – Ksh 3,000By 16-20 kph – 10,000
8Exceeding speed limit of 50 kph or as prescribed by a traffic sign.​​ By 1-5 kph – WarningBy 6-10 kph – Ksh 500By 11 -15 kph – Ksh 3,000By 16-20 kph – 10,000
9Driving on or through a pavement or a pedestrian walkway.Ksh 5,000
10Failure of a driver to obey any directions given, whether verbally or by signal, by a police officer in uniform, in the execution of their duty.Ksh 3,000
11Failure of a driver to conform to the indications given by any traffic sign.Ksh 3,000
12Failure of a driver to stop when required to do so by a police officer in uniform.Ksh 5,000
13Causing obstruction by allowing a vehicle to remain in any position on the road so as to obstructing or causing inconvenience or to other traffic using the road.Ksh 10,000
14Failure to display reflective triangles or lifesavers in cases where any part of the vehicle remains on the road in a position so as to obstructing or causing obstructionKsh 3,000
15Driver of motor cycle carrying more than one pillion passenger.Ksh 1,000
16Driving a vehicle on a footpath.Ksh 5,000
17Pedestrian wilfully obstructing the free passage of vehiclesKsh 500
18Unlicensed person driving or acting as a conductor of a PSV.Ksh 5,000
19Owner or operator of PSV employing an unlicensed PSV driver or conductor.Ksh 10,000
20Touting.Ksh 3,000
21Failure of a PSV driver or conductor to wear special badge and uniform.Ksh 2,000
22Motorcycle rider riding without protective gear.Ksh 1,000
23Motorcycle passenger riding without protective gearKsh 1,000
24Person who while not being the designated driver of a PSV drives the vehicle.Ksh 3,000
25The driver of a PSV who lets an unauthorized person to drive.Ksh 3,000
26Learner failing to exhibit “L” plates on the front and rear of the motor vehicle.Ksh 1,000
27Failure by owner of vehicle to have seat belts in motor vehicleKsh​​ 1,000 for every seat that is not fitted or, is not of the proper standard or specification.
28Failure to wear seat belt while motor vehicle is in motion.Ksh 500
29Failure of a conductor of PSV to keep seat belts in a clean, dry and generally wearable condition.Ksh 500
30Failure of a vehicle to carry reflective/warning signs (lifesavers).Ksh 2,000
31Failure to fit prescribed speed governor in PSV and Commercial Vehicle.Ksh 10,000
32Driving or operating a PSV with tinted windows or windscreen.Ksh 3,000
33Failure of a PSV to carry functional fire extinguishers and fire kitsKsh 3,000
34Driver using a mobile phone while vehicle is in motion.Ksh 2,000
35The driver of a motor omnibus or matatu picking or setting down passengers in a place that is not authorized as a bus stop or terminal.Ksh 3,000
36A passenger alighting or boarding any omnibus or matatu at a place which is not authorized as a bus stop or terminal.Ksh 1,000
37Travelling with part of the body outside moving vehicle.Ksh 1,000