What is the penalty for driving without a license in Kenya?

What is the penalty for driving without a license in Kenya?

Unqualified persons without a driving license will be charged with Ksh 7,000 when caught driving, in accordance with section 33 (c) and 41. You must also have your driver’s license with you, since the missing license is a traffic offense that attracts a Ksh 1,000 fine as stated in Section 36 (1) and (3).

What is the fine for worn out Tyres in Kenya?

This attracts a fine of Ksh 3,000. These include parts such as a cracked windshield, worn out tires etc. According to Section 55 (1), this warrants a fine of Ksh 10,000-Ksh 20,000, depending on the respective offence.

How much is fine for overspeeding in Kenya?


2. Exceeding speed limit of 50 kph or as prescribed by a traffic sign by 1-5 kph Warning
3. Exceeding speed limit prescribed for class of vehicle. By 6-10 kph 500
4. Exceeding speed limit of 50 kph or as prescribed by a traffic sign by 6-10 kph 500

What is the fine for obstruction in Kenya?

Obstruction. Any person who inconveniences drivers or motorists by causing obstructions on the road will be liable to a fine of Kshs 10,000.

What are the penalties for driving Offences?

3. Penalty table

Offence Maximum penalty
*Dangerous driving 2 years’ imprisonment / Unlimited fine / Obligatory disqualification
*Causing death by careless driving under the influence of drink or drugs 14 years’ imprisonment / Unlimited fine / Obligatory disqualification (minimum 2 years)

Is it failure to display insurance sticker in Kenya?

Any person who fails to display a certificate of insurance in accordance with subsection (1) or to comply with the requirements of subsection (2) shall be guilty of an offence.

Can I renew my license without paying fines?

All fines on the driving licence must be paid. If the customer was 21 years old and above, the driving licence can be renewed 1 year before its expiry date. If the customer was less than 21 years old, the licence can be renewed 1 month before its expiry date.

Can I get a fine for driving with an expired license?

You can’t be fined for an expired driving license card.

Can you go to jail for driving Offences?

Prison sentences for driving offences As with any criminal case (road traffic cases are classified as criminal offences) the court could consider imposing a prison sentence, depending on the type of charge you face. The more serious the charge you face, the greater the risk of a prison sentence is.

Is car tint illegal in Kenya?

The order by police Inspector General David Kimaiyo against tinted windows on private cars is illegal, the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has said. LSK said Mr Kimaiyo’s “decree and declaration” was unlawful and could not be enforced in any court of law.

How much is the fine for not having insurance?

As the Amended Motor Vehicles Act of 2019, the fine for driving without insurance is Rs 2,000 for the first offence and Rs 4,000 for the subsequent offence.

What is the fine for no car insurance?

In an effort to reduce court time and costs now however many motorists will receive a fixed penalty for this offence and be offered a standard 6 points and £200.00 fine.

How many points do you start with on your license in Kenya?

A new license will be configured with 20 points, which are refreshed every three years. Losing points due to offenses will force NTSA to invalidate or suspend your license. By the way, each offense subtracts a point in line with NTSA regulations.

Does smart DL expire?

The new smart card costs Ksh3,000 and will be valid for three years. After the three years, holders will apply again for new permits. The new generation driving license promises to revolutionize how we approach driving and it is hoped that it will also have a positive effect on driver behavior.