The Star (Nairobi)

29 November 2012

Kenya: Matatu Operators Go to Court to Block New Laws

Police countrywide have stepped up vigilance on the roads on the second day of the implementation of new traffic rules. Close to 1,000 motorists have ... ( Resource: New Traffic Laws Take Effect in Kenya

Matatu operators in various parts of Nairobi have taken to the streets to protest new traffic rules that take effect on the 1st of December. Residents along Ngong road and Ongata Rongai have been left stranded.

Matatu Saccos have gone to court to block the implementation of the new traffic rules. Operators under the Drivers and Conductors, Matatu Welfare and Matatu Owners Associations however say they are not part of the ongoing strike by operators in Rongai, Kawangware and Eldoret.

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