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List Of Instant Fines For Minor Traffic Offences In Kenya

by Victor Matara

This is a list of instant fines for minor traffic offences in Kenya as of 2019. 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

 

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