This is a list of instant fines for minor traffic offences in Kenya as of 2020. 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
Driving without identification plates affixed or plates not fixed in the prescribed manner.
Driving a vehicle without a valid inspection certificate inspected.
Driving without a valid driving license endorsement in respect of the class of vehicle.
Failure to renew a driving License.
Driving a PSV while being unqualified
Failing to carry and produce a driving license on demand.
Exceeding speed limit prescribed for class of vehicle
Exceeding speed limit of 50 kph or as prescribed by a traffic sign.
Driving on or through a pavement or a pedestrian walkway.
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.
Failure of a driver to conform to the indications given by any traffic sign.
Failure of a driver to stop when required to do so by a police officer in uniform.
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.
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
Driver of motor cycle carrying more than one pillion passenger.
Driving a vehicle on a footpath.
Pedestrian wilfully obstructing the free passage of vehicles
Unlicensed person driving or acting as a conductor of a PSV.
Owner or operator of PSV employing an unlicensed PSV driver or conductor.
Failure of a PSV driver or conductor to wear special badge and uniform.
Motorcycle rider riding without protective gear.
Motorcycle passenger riding without protective gear
Person who while not being the designated driver of a PSV drives the vehicle.
The driver of a PSV who lets an unauthorized person to drive.
Learner failing to exhibit "L" plates on the front and rear of the motor vehicle.
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.
Failure to wear seat belt while motor vehicle is in motion.
Failure of a conductor of PSV to keep seat belts in a clean, dry and generally wearable condition.
Failure of a vehicle to carry reflective/warning signs (lifesavers).
Failure to fit prescribed speed governor in PSV and Commercial Vehicle.
Driving or operating a PSV with tinted windows or windscreen.
Failure of a PSV to carry functional fire extinguishers and fire kits
Driver using a mobile phone while vehicle is in motion.
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.
A passenger alighting or boarding any omnibus or matatu at a place which is not authorized as a bus stop or terminal.
Travelling with part of the body outside moving vehicle.