What is the traffic act in Kenya, defination.

The Traffic Act in Kenya is a set of laws and regulations that govern the use of public roads and highways in Kenya. The Act is governed by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) and its main aim is to ensure the safety and security of all road users in Kenya. It covers topics such as licensing, speed limits, insurance, road safety, use of roads and highways, and the penalties for violations.

The Traffic Act is designed to protect the safety and welfare of all road users in Kenya, by ensuring that drivers are properly licensed, insured, and follow the road rules and regulations of the country. Drivers must also adhere to the speed limits set by the Act, and are subject to penalties if they are found to be in violation.

The Traffic Act also sets out the various offences which are classified as either minor or major offences. Minor offences include offences such as driving without a license, driving without valid insurance, and driving without the necessary safety equipment.

Major offences include offences such as driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, and causing death or bodily harm due to reckless driving. Depending on the severity of the offence, the penalties for both minor and major offences may include fines, imprisonment, license suspension, or vehicle impoundment.

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