Governor Alfred Mutua Releases Pointers for Motorists in Machakos

Governor Alfred Mutua Releases Guidelines for Motorists in Machakos

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua on Monday issued tricky recommendations for motorists functioning in or passing via Machakos county.

Addressing the push, Mutua observed that the county was experiencing worries of disregard of the legislation and subsequent deficiency of enforcement primarily on the roadways which has led to dysfunction, dropped creation hours and fatal accidents.

In the suggestions, the governor banned all motor vehicles emitting smoke from making use of any of the county streets irrespective of whether they are heading to a Machakos vacation spot or on transit.

In accordance to Mutua, the motor vehicles irrespective of whether non-public, public transportation cars or lorries will be stopped and towed and will be produced immediately after staying correctly set. In addition, a great of Kshs 150,000 will be levied.

“Therefore, if on transit, right before you enter Machakos County from our neighbour counties of Nairobi, Makueni, Kitui, Kajiado, Kiambu, Murang’a and Embu, make sure your automobile is roadworthy and not emitting smoke,” he encouraged.


In the recommendations, no school buses or autos ferrying pupils will be permitted to vacation in his county, irrespective of whether in transit or heading to a Machakos location following 6:59 pm.

“Any auto ferrying pupils earlier that time will be stopped, the driver and the older people in the school bus arrested and the bus and youngsters taken to the closest law enforcement station or specified at ease county holding area. The bus will not be unveiled to the school right until a great of not considerably less than Kshs 50,000 is compensated,” the new polices examine.

Additional, no car or truck will be authorized to obstruct other people and lead to website traffic congestion and just after an incident, except there is serious injuries or demise, motor vehicles are to pull above, crystal clear of the street and await their insurance brokers and website traffic law enforcement.

Automobiles obstructing targeted visitors will be impounded and a high-quality of up to Kshs. 50,000 imposed on the obstructing autos.

He warned motorists or travellers who toss litter from going or stationary autos and people noticed possibly by county officers or CCTV cameras will be stopped and the offending passenger fined Kshs.15,000.

“If it is not very clear which passenger dedicated the crime, the motor vehicle and all passengers will be held until eventually they all increase a merged Kshs. 50,000 high-quality,” he warned.

In the similar way, vehicles that enter and block intersections or cease in the center of the street to choose or drop travellers will be fined Kshs 100,000 for each individual act of obstruction.

Motorists driving unroadworthy motor vehicles will also not be permitted on Machakos roads. All those nabbed will be fined Kshs. 200,000 and the car impounded right up until fixed and authorised by the appropriate authorities.

The governor additional cautioned that bikes or automobiles pushed just after 7 p.m with possibly a person or two lights off will, on obtaining that the lights are not performing, be stopped, towed and a high-quality of Kshs 20,000 per lacking mild, levied.


At last, he fashioned a Distinctive Enforcement Device of the Machakos County Inspectorate to perform in conjunction with the Police and other suitable Government Agencies in imposing and guaranteeing compliance.


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