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ROAD TRAFFIC (PRESCRIBED OFFENCES AND PENALTIES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2014

1. Failing to stop a vehicle or comply with directions required by a traffic law enforcement Officer contrary to sections 8 and 9 (1) of the Act K8,000 2. Driving a vehicle after being forbidden by a traffic law enforcement officer to do so contrary to section 8 (f) of the Act K8, 000 3. Failing to take a motor vehicle to a police station contrary to section 8 (o) of the Act K4,000 4. Threatening or suggesting the use of violence against an authorized officer contrary to section 9 (1) (b) of the Act K20,000 5. Using a motor vehicle which is not registered contrary to section 11(2) of the Act K10,000 6. Failing to carry instructor's licence while acting as instructor or driver’s Licence or professional driving permit while driving a motor vehicle contrary to sections 18 (1) and 45 (1) of the Act, K5,000 7. Driving a motor vehicle without a license or professional driving permit contrary to sections 18 (1) and 45 (1) of the Act. K8,000 8. Wilfully failing to disclose a disqualification contrary to section 22 (1) of the Act K10,000 9. Failing upon disqualification to submit a driver’s licence to the Director within 7 days contrary to section 22(2) (a) of the Act K10,000 10. Acting or employing unregistered person as an instructor contrary to sections 32(1) and 32 (2) of the Act K10, 000 11. Acting as a driving school while not registered contrary to section 37 of the Act K20,000 12. Permitting or employing an unlicensed person to drive a motor vehicle without a driver’s licence or professional driving permit contrary to sections 44 of the Act, and 52 (a) of the Act, K10,000 13. Operating an un roadworthy motor vehicle contrary to section (1) (2) of the Act K10,000 14. Holding more than one certificate of fitness for the same vehicle contrary to section 73 of the Act K8,000 15. Using a motor vehicle without a certificate of fitness or with expired Certificate of fitness contrary to sections 69 (1), (2) and 74 (1), (2) of the Act K5,000 16. Failing to have roadworthy document in or on a motor vehicle contrary to section74 (4) of the Act K5,000 17. Failing to deliver a false certificate of fitness to a motor vehicle inspection station or authorized officer at the request of the motor vehicle inspection station or authorized officer contrary to section78 of the Act K15,000 18. Failing to deliver a certificate of fitness to the Director after suspension or cancellation contrary to section 79 (2) of the Act K5,000 19. Illegally obtaining a new certificate of fitness after the first one has been suspended or cancelled contrary to section 79 (5) of the Act 1 K25,000 20. Owner falling to register as operator contrary to section 81 (1) of the Act 10,000 21. Using a motor vehicle without a road service permit contrary to section 83 of the Act K10,000.00 22. Failure by an operator to exercise control of a driver regarding driving hours or professional driving permit or loading of a vehicle contrary to section 85 of the Act, K10,000 23. Failure by an operator to take steps to ensure road worthiness of motor vehicle or to indicate the precautions taken to ensure roadworthiness of a motor or to indicate to the Director what precautions he had taken to control drivers under his authority contrary to section 86 of the Act K10,000 24. Failure by an operator to produce records relating to drivers contrary to section 86 (2) (c) of the Act K10,000 25. Failing to drive on the left side of the roadway or on the left-hand roadway of a divided road contrary to section 96(1) and 97 (1) of the Act K5,000 26. Accelerating speed of a vehicle when another vehicle passes his vehicle contrary to section 98 (3) of the Act K5,000 27. Endangering on-coming traffic or passing a stationary bus without regard for safety contrary to section 98 (4 & 5) of the Act K5,000 28. Accelerating speed of a vehicle when another vehicle passes his vehicle contrary to section 98 (3) of the Act. K5,000 29. Failing to yield right of way to traffic on right contrary to section 101 of the Act K5,000 30. Failing to indicate intention to turn right or turning unsafely, contrary to section 102 of the Act K5,000 31. Towing a vehicle not in the prescribed manner contrary to section 103 of the Act K5,000 32. Parking a vehicle on the same side as a fire hydrant or obscuring a road traffic sign contrary to section 105 (1) of the Act K4, 000 33. Parking a vehicle on sidewalk or obstructing an entrance or on a roadway outside an urban area contrary to section 105 (1) of the Act K5,000 34. Failing to stop a vehicle at traffic sign or when asked to stop by a traffic officer contrary to section 107 the Act K10,000 35. Following a vehicle too close contrary to section 105 (1) (c) of the Act K5,000 36. Failing to give right of way to certain vehicles or locomotive contrary to section 108 (1) of the Act K5,000 37. Driver or passenger allowing or permitting a portion of his body to protrude from or beyond vehicle or allowing a person or animal on top of a vehicle contrary to section 108 (1) and 108 (3) of the Act K5,000 38. Allowing engine to emit smoke or fumes or to run while vehicle is stationary and unattended or to run while taking in fuel contrary to section 108 (1) of the Act K5,000 39. Depositing something out of a vehicle upon or alongside of the road contrary to section 108 (1) (n) of the Act K5,000 40. Entering or alighting from a vehicle in motion and unattended contrary to section 108 (4) of the Act K5,000 41. Driving a vehicle upon a sidewalk contrary to section 108 (5) of the Act K8,000 42. Riding a motor cycle without helmet or being a passenger or failing to ensure that a passenger on a motor cycle wore a helmet contrary to section 109 (3) of the Act K8,000 43. Riding a motor cycle between vehicles or abreast a vehicle in the same lane contrary to section 109 (7) of the Act K5,000 44. A motor cycle overtaking a vehicle in same lane of traffic with the motor cycle or overtaking a vehicle at the same time as another motor cycle is also doing so contrary to section 109 (7) of the Act K5,000 45. Operating a motor cycle, motor cycle with a sidecar, motor tricycle or motor quadrucycle with the headlights not illuminated contrary to section 109 (10) of the Act K3,000 46. Hooting unnecessarily contrary to section 111of the Act K3,000 47. A driver failing to yield right of way to pedestrian contrary to section 16 (2) of the Act K10,000 48. Passing a vehicle stopped for pedestrian contrary to section 116 (4) of the Act K15,000 49. Organizing or taking part in a race on a public road without prior written consent of the Director contrary to section 118 (2) of the Act K10,000 50. Hindering passage of traffic or placing or abandoning object endangering traffic on road contrary to section 119 of the Act K10,000 51. Leaving a vehicle in the same place on a road for more than 72 hours contrary to section 120 (7) of the Act K15,000 52. Damaging road surface by vehicle or any other thing or causing a wheel to drag or spin on roadway or using chocks or shoes between wheel and road contrary to section 121 of the Act K5,000 53. Trading in prohibited urban place or alongside public road outside urban area contrary to section 122 (a) of the Act K7,000 54. Failing to have a certificate of insurance in motor vehicle concerned or failing to produce policy or certificate of insurance contrary to section 151 (2) of the Act K10,000 DIRECTOR DIRECTORATE OF ROAD TRAFFIC AND SAFETY SERVICES