On Saturday night, an accident involving multiple vehicles occurred at the Nairobi Expressway.
A motorist, who is said to have been over speeding crashed into a toll booth at the exit of the Mlolongo toll station.
As a result, the exit booth was damaged, leading to the Kenya National Highways Authority (KENHA) announcing its closure.
While announcing its opening for public usage in May, authorities said that damages on the Ksh73.5 billion worth Nairobi Expressway by motorists will invite hefty fines.
As Kenyans ponder over who will be liable for the damaged caused after the Saturday night incident, here are some of the fines for motorists who damage property on the expressway.
1. Damage to the cantilever variable information board – Ksh. 8.8 million.
2. Damage to the ticket issuing machine – Ksh. 1.9 million.
3. Damage to the vehicle type scanner – Ksh. 2.4 million.
4. Damage to the toll booth – Between Ksh. 1.32 million and 1.8 million
5. Damage to the camera in the toll collection plaza – Ksh. 600,000.
6. Damage to a streetlight will – Between Ksh. 143,000 and Ksh. 262,000, depending on the type of light.
7. Graffiti fine – Ksh. 2,362
8. Damage to concrete pavement – Ksh. 6,592
9. Scratches on the pavement – Ksh. 2,362)
10. Damage to guardrails – Ksh. 45,348
11. Damage to signboards – Between Ksh. 34,547 to Ksh. 81,120.
12. Damage to culverts – Ksh. 45,365
13. Parking fees for vehicles involved in an accident – up-to Ksh. 900 depending on the type of the car and hours spent on the highway.
14. Hoisting fees and towing fees for stalled cars on the highway will be as follows:
- Class 3 vehicles
Hoisting fee – Ksh. 32,000
Towing fee – Between Ksh.4,000 and Ksh.12,000
- Class 4 vehicles
Hoisting fee – Ksh. 40,000
Towing fee – Between Ksh. 6,000 and Ksh. 17,000
- Class 5 vehicles
Hoisting fee – Ksh. 50,000
Towing fee – Between Ksh. 10,500 and Ksh. 23,000
- Class 6 vehicles
Hoisting fee – Between 70,000 and 140,000
Towing fee – Between 20,000 and 40,000