Then-Chief Licensing Officer Samuel Kimaru had to recall all certificates and establish a fresh database.
Traffic Police Commandant Samuel Kimaru had earlier on elaborated police who fined private motorists for lacking such facilities were doing so illegally TUKO.co.ke earlier reported according to Chapter 403 of the traffic act subsidiary legislation, a personal car could have the safety tools in case of a fire or accident, but it was only compulsory for PSVs.
Traffic Police Commandant Samuel Kimaru earlier elaborated that police who fined personal car owners for lacking such facilities were doing so illegally.
Armed with the latest guidelines by Traffic Commandant Samuel Kimaru, the motorist who appeared well versed with the law decided to park his car and take the bull by its horns.
Traffic Police Commandant Samuel Kimaru however elaborated that police who fined personal car owners for lacking such facilities were doing so illegally.
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 14 – Traffic Police Commandant Samuel Kimaru has clarified that fire extinguishers, jump starters, first aid kits and tow ropes are not essential for private cars.
“If there is a problem, which I cannot deny, the traffic department should be sensitive on how to address it.” Traffic Commandant Samuel Kimaru, however, insisted that the exercise was nothing unusual, saying the Michuki rules were binding and were not different from regulations stipulated in the National Transport and Safety Authority and Traffic Acts.
“This was meant to prepare PSV operators ahead of the major crackdown starting next week across the country,” Traffic Commandant Samuel Kimaru told Shipping and Logistics.
And on Monday, Traffic Commandant Samuel Kimaru said the clampdown “is only a rehearsal”.
Transport commandant Samuel Kimaru insisted that the exercise was nothing unusual saying they had decided to take it a notch higher adding that the Michuki rules are binding and are nothing different from what is stipulated in the NTSA and Traffic acts.