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Why this Lorry arrested along Mombasa Road was Fined Ksh 13.7 Million.

Road is one of the major means of transport used in Kenya. Government has heavily invested in safeguarding this sector through deployment of security and surveillance officers to ensure that traffic laws are upheld. Today, Kenya National Highways Authority said that they are tightening the noose on overloading in a bid to safeguard roads in the country.

Photo : (Courtesy) John Gichohi, Senior Superintendent of Police.

Photo: (Courtesy) Intercepted Lorry at Mlolongo, Mombasa Road.

They said that a truck with an overload of 24. 7 tonnes was detained at Mlolongo along Mombasa Road. They revealed that the overloaded truck attracted a fine of Ksh 13.7 Million. The truck was fined under the East Africa Community Vehicle Load Control Act, 2016.

Photo : (Courtesy) Mlolongo Weighbridge.

Photo: (Courtesy) Overloaded truck nabbed along Mombasa Road.

Overloading is one of the risky traffic offences which is punishableas it poses risk to other motorists.

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