List Of Instant Fines For Minor Traffic Offences In Kenya

This is a list of instant fines for minor traffic offences in Kenya. Interior cabinet secretary Fred Matiang’i recently announced that motorists will now be imposed with instant fines for minor traffic offences to convenience the judicial process. The 37 instant fines which were gazetted on September 23, 2016, are expected to take effect on the Kenyan roads from November.

List Of Instant Fines For Minor Traffic Offences In Kenya

Traffic Offence​​ 

Instant Fine

1

Driving without identification plates affixed or plates not fixed in the prescribed manner.

Ksh 10,000

2

Driving a vehicle without a valid inspection certificate inspected.

Ksh 10,000

3

Driving without a valid driving license endorsement in respect of the class of vehicle.

Ksh 3,000

4

Failure to renew a driving License.

Ksh 1,000

5

Driving a PSV while being unqualified

Ksh​​ 5,000

6

Failing to carry and produce a driving license on demand.

Ksh 1,000

7

Exceeding speed limit prescribed for class of vehicle

  • By 1-5 kph – Warning

  • By 6-10 kph – Ksh 500

  • By 11 -15 kph – Ksh 3,000

  • By 16-20 kph – 10,000

8

Exceeding speed limit of 50 kph or as prescribed by a traffic sign.

  • ​​ By 1-5 kph – Warning

  • By 6-10 kph – Ksh 500

  • By 11 -15 kph – Ksh 3,000

  • By 16-20 kph – 10,000

9

Driving on or through a pavement or a pedestrian walkway.

Ksh 5,000

10

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.

Ksh 3,000

11

Failure of a driver to conform to the indications given by any traffic sign.

Ksh 3,000

12

Failure of a driver to stop when required to do so by a police officer in uniform.

Ksh 5,000

13

Causing 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

14

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 obstructing or causing obstruction

Ksh 3,000

15

Driver of motor cycle carrying more than one pillion passenger.

Ksh 1,000

16

Driving a vehicle on a footpath.

Ksh 5,000

17

Pedestrian wilfully obstructing the free passage of vehicles

Ksh 500

18

Unlicensed person driving or acting as a conductor of a PSV.

Ksh 5,000

19

Owner or operator of PSV employing an unlicensed PSV driver or conductor.

Ksh 10,000

20

Touting.

Ksh 3,000

21

Failure of a PSV driver or conductor to wear special badge and uniform.

Ksh 2,000

22

Motorcycle rider riding without protective gear.

Ksh 1,000

23

Motorcycle passenger riding without protective gear

Ksh 1,000

24

Person who while not being the designated driver of a PSV drives the vehicle.

Ksh 3,000

25

The driver of a PSV who lets an unauthorized person to drive.

Ksh 3,000

26

Learner failing to exhibit “L” plates on the front and rear of the motor vehicle.

Ksh 1,000

27

Failure by owner of vehicle to have seat belts in motor vehicle

Ksh​​ 1,000 for every seat that is not fitted or, is not of the proper standard or specification.

28

Failure to wear seat belt while motor vehicle is in motion.

Ksh 500

29

Failure of a conductor of PSV to keep seat belts in a clean, dry and generally wearable condition.

Ksh 500

30

Failure of a vehicle to carry reflective/warning signs (lifesavers).

Ksh 2,000

31

Failure to fit prescribed speed governor in PSV and Commercial Vehicle.

Ksh 10,000

32

Driving or operating a PSV with tinted windows or windscreen.

Ksh 3,000

33

Failure of a PSV to carry functional fire extinguishers and fire kits

Ksh 3,000

34

Driver using a mobile phone while vehicle is in motion.

Ksh 2,000

35

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.

Ksh 3,000

36

A passenger alighting or boarding any omnibus or matatu at a place which is not authorized as a bus stop or terminal.

Ksh 1,000

37

Travelling with part of the body outside moving vehicle.

Ksh 1,000

Important Links

1.How To Book NTSA Motor Vehicle Inspection In Kenya

2.NTSA Motor Vehicle Inspection Charges In Kenya

3. NTSA Logbook Transfer Charges

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