Six units of the Laikipia made BJ-50 vehicle have been issued with number plates and logbook from NTSA and can operate on public roads. The new improved tuk tuk can carry up to seven passengers and have a 800 kilogramme luggage capacity with a maximum speed of 70 kilometer per hour.
Kenyan automobile manufacturer BJ-50 has passed inspection by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS). This after BJ-50 passed all tests and was certified fit to drive on the country's roads. This therefore gives the four-wheeler vehicles go ahead for registration as well as approval to be driven on public roads.
Netizens of have unveiled mixed reactions few days after laikipia launched the Kenyan locally made cars. The vehicles which looks like the common "Tuk tuk" has received different views from different people. Myahudi in his Twitter account He unveiled His feelings about the shape of the vehicle.He also praised the company for a good job they have done.
Sagak Tech Enterprise's Limited found in Nakuru has been approved by the Kenya Bureau of standards and the road inspection test after producing the local manufactured car's resembles tuktuk and has received both praise and criticism measures in equal rate. The Sagak's chief operating Office,Wallace Kariuki said that they will start to produce as many vehicles as possible immediatly they get the number plates to the six units acting as prototypes.
I know many of you have been asking yourself several questions concerning Kenyan made vehicle BJ 50. According to reports on daily nation,Sagak chief operating officer Wallace Kariuki confirmed that these vehicles have been undergoing several tests and they passed all of them. According to him this vehicles will get number plates and officially they will start operating on Kenyan roads.
Six units of the Laikipia-made four-wheel tuk tuk have received licence from the National Transport Safety Authority (NTSA).This means the tuk tuks that have fully been issued with number plates and logbooks can operate on public roads. The revelation was made in an inter-agency virtual meeting co-chaired by Principal Secretary State Department for Infrastructure Paul Maringa and Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi last week to assess the progress of the tuk tuks also known BJ50.