As the state gears toward opening of the expressway for public use on Saturday, May 9, Moja Expressway, the company tasked with running the mega project has unveiled a list of fines motorists face while using the highway.
Ranging from thousands to top off at Ksh8.8 million, all the motorists have been urged to exercise caution since a little mishap could end up costing them an arm and a leg.
As contained in the yet-to-be-released road administration manual, the motorists will be expected to pay Ksh8.8 million for the damage to the Cantilever variable information board which provides info on where the direction a car is headed.
Destruction of the ticketing machine attracts a fine of Ksh1.9 million while that of the Vehicle type recogniser attracts a fine of ksh 2.4 million
Damaging a toll booth attracts a fine of between Ksh1.3 million and 1Ksh.8 million depending on the extent while the destruction of a camera in the toll collection plaza attracts a fine of Ksh 628,678
Other fines include damage to a single street light which has a fine of between Ksh 143,890 and Ksh 262,023 and putting up graffiti attracts Ksh 2,362 fine.
A vehicle stalled on the highway attracts a towing fee of between Ksh4,000 and Ksh40,000 depending on its class as well as the distance of tow.
The hoisting fee, on the other hand, can go as high as Ksh140,000. Parking fees for vehicles involved in an accident ranges from 0 to Ksh900 depending on the type of the car and hours spent on the highway.
Damage to the concrete attracts a fine of Ksh6,592, scratches on pavement also attract Ksh2,362 while damage of the culvert’s fine is pegged at Ksh45,365.
Destruction of the guardrail attracts Ksh45,348 while that of the signboard is pegged at between Ksh 34,547 and Ksh 81,120.