Roadside policy statements out of sync with our modern times
I thought the era of roadside policy pronouncements came to an end with the exit of President Daniel arap Moi’s Kanu lootocracy.
But then the wheel has turned full circle. Expectations for a government focused on policies and programmes rather than cheap populism must for many have been brought to a rude interruption with President Kenyatta’s roadside policy declaration. The President displayed that he learnt well at the knee of the old master
New rules bar elderly drivers from the road
The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has proposed a raft of regulations that could be a major departure from traditional ways of managing transport in the country.
If the proposed regulations are adopted and gazetted, it will mean that you can no longer drive Public Service Vehicles (PSV’s) or heavy commercial vehicles after you hit 55 years old.
Similarly, all drivers of PSV’s, heavy commercial vehicles, including those carrying special substances