Driving rules in Kenya?

by Larry

I am on holiday in Kenya and will like to drive out by car, what do I need to know in terms of traffic laws and so on? Thanks.

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Jan 15, 2015
corruption NEW
by: Anonymous

our traffic police are the most corrupt fellows. They care about their big bellies and riches i know a number of them that have invested heavily.I doubt what EACC are doing that no evidence.

Jan 02, 2013
Complain about Drivers NEW
by: Grene Schait Maleko

1-Good driver should have are clean Driving Lisence of two years Training, not just kuhonga and get two months driving lisence, very wrong.
kwani huyo anaehongwa nikuonyesha usalama kwake si kitu eti bora pesa, na mamilioni ya wafe tu.

2-Phone contact on the Road driving time, very bad they dont even care Abiria.3- tolking too much on driving, again very Bad.Music on your driving, nafikiri Abiria wanahitaji usalama hawana haja na music.

Mantenance ni lazima kwa kila Gari.
Pia Police akisimama Barabarani sio mkono mmoja wa kulia simu yake ya private na mkono wa kushoto Simu ya Serekali,. Maajabu, eti Jicho la kwanza linaangalia Hongo na la mwisho linaangalia eti Abiria saa ile washamalizika.

Oct 26, 2010
Driving laws in Kenya
by: Arjen (webmaster)

Hi, the most important things to know are:

- driving is on the left (and it's illegal to import cars with the steering wheel on the left as in continental Europe)

- roads are bad to terrible, with large potholes, so

- driving can be quite dangerous as people drive like crazy and rules are often not kept

- there's lots of police checkpoints and police are corrupt - but white faces do wonders and if you get in trouble a bribe doesn't cost too much ;-)

- insurances are expensive and complicated

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