Saturday, July 9, 2016

List of Traffic Offence Fines

There are currently 38 traffic offences listed in the first schedule of the traffic act. The following is a list of the offences and their corresponding fines.




Count OFFENCE FINE (in Ksh)
1. Driving without number plates or number plates not fixed in the prescribed manner 10,000
2. Exceeding speed limit prescribed for class of vehicle:-
By 1 – 5 kph 500
By 6 – 10 kph 3,000
By 11 – 15 kph 6,000
By 16 – 20 kph 10,000
3. Exceeding speed limit of 50 kph or as prescribed by a traffic sign
By 1 – 5 kph 500
By 6 – 10 kph 3,000
By 11 - 15 kph 6,000
By 16 - 20 kph 10,000
4. Driving on or through a pavement or
a pedestrian walkway
5,000
5. Driving a vehicle on a footpath 5,000
6. Causing obstruction by allowing a vehicle to remain in any position on the road so as to obstruct or cause inconvenience or to other traffic using the road. 10,000
7. Failure of a driver to conform to the indications given by any traffic sign. 3,000
8. Failure of a driver to stop when required to do so by a police officer in uniform 5,000
9. Failure 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 3,000
10. Driving without a valid driving license endorsement in respect of the class of vehicle 7,000
11. Failure to renew a driving license 1,000
12. Failing to carry and produce a driving license on demand 1,000
13. Driver using a mobile phone while vehicle is in motion 2,000
14. Learner failing to exhibit “L” plates on the front and rear 1,000
15. Failure of a vehicle to carry reflective/warning signs (lifesavers) 2,000
16. Failure to display reflective triangles or lifesavers in cases where any part of the vehicle remains on the road in a position so as to obstruct or cause obstruction 3,000
17. Failure by owner of vehicle to have seat belts in motor vehicle as prescribed in Rule 22A(1) 1,000 for every seat that is not fitted or, is not of the proper standard or specification
18. Failure to wear seat belt while motor vehicle is in motion 500
19. Driving a PSV while being unqualified 7,000
20. The driver of a PSV driver who lets an unauthorized person to drive 5,000
21. Person who while not being the designated driver of a PSV drives the vehicle 5,000
22. Unlicensed person driving or acting as a conductor of a PSV 5,000
23. Owner or operator of PSV employing an unlicensed PSV driver or conductor 10,000
24. Driving a vehicle without a valid inspection certificate inspected 10,000
25. Failure of a PSV driver or conductor to wear special badge and uniform 2,000
26. Failure to pay for fare paid for incomplete portion of journey for which full fare has been paid 5,000
27. The 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 3,000
28. Touting 3,000
29. Travelling with part of the body outside moving vehicle 1,000
30. A passenger alighting or boarding any omnibus or matatu at a place which is not authorized as a bus stop or terminal 1,000
31. Failure to fir prescribed speed governor in PSV and Commercial Vehicle 10,000
32. Failure of a conductor of PSV to keep seat belts in a clean, dry and generally wearable condition 500
33. Failure of a PSV to carry functional fire extinguishers and fire kits 2,000
34. A person driving or operating a PSV with tinted windows or windscreen 2,000
35. Pedestrian willfully obstructing the free passage of vehicles 500
36. Driver of Motor Cycle carrying more than one pillion passenger 1,000
37. Motorcycle rider riding without protective gear 1,000
38. Motorcycle passenger riding without protective gear 1,000

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