The Director of Tukbodabike, Dr Stephen Muketha , 4th from the right and Ms Susan Marete, the Secretary General , 5th from the right , are there to grace the arrival of His Excellency Hon Mwai Kibaki , the President of Kenya, at State House Nairobi, during a recent state function.
The Director of Tukbodabike, Dr Stephen Muketha , 2nd from the right and Ms Susan Marete, the Secretary General , 3rd from the right , together with Bishop Samual Njiriri on the left and Mr John Paul Njiriri on the right duringthe Jamuhuri day celebrations at statehouse Nairobi.
Compliance Proposal of the Boda bodas, to Traffic Laws in Kenya
a) Every Tuktuk driver and every rider of a motor cycle shall wear a special badge and uniform. The uniform referred
to shall be prescribed by the Registrar of Motor Vehicles and shall, in the case of a driver, be navy blue
b)Every driver or rider of a motor cycle /Tuktuks shall undergo compulsory testing after every two years to ascertain
his or her competence.
c) Every owner of a motor cycle /Tuktuks shall employ at least one driver rider who shall be the holder of a certificate
of good conduct issued by the relevant authority.
d) Every rider or driver of a motor cycle /Tuktuks shall only take up employment as such upon being vetted and shall
be paid a permanent monthly salary by the owner of the motor cycle /Tuktuks
e) A person who contravenes or fails to comply with the rules shall be excommunicated from the membership.
Helmets and reflector jackets.
1. A person, including a passenger, shall not ride on a motor cycle of any kind, class or description without wearing a
helmet and a jacket that has reflectors.
2. A person who rides a motor cycle shall provide a helmet and a jacket that has reflectors to be worn by the passenger,
and shall carry only one passenger at a time.
3. Every motor cycle shall be insured against at least third party risks in accordance with the Insurance (Motor
Vehicles Third Party Risks) Act. Cap. 405
4. A helmet shall be of such shape, construction and quality as may, from time to time, be prescribed by the Minister
by notice in the gazette.
5. A person shall not ride a motorcycle unless that person has a valid driving license issued in accordance with the
Government of Kenya
6. For the purpose of riding, “ride” means to operate, manage or to be in control of a motor cycle.
7. A person who contravenes or fails to comply with the law commits an offence and is liable to a fine, imprisonment
Driving/Riding On pavements, under Alcohol Influence etc.
1. No motor cycle /Tuktuk shall, in order to avoid a buildup of traffic on a road, be driven on, or through, a pavement,
a pedestrian walkway or a petrol station, as the case may be.
2. A person who, when driving or in charge of, or during any period of duty in connection with the driving of, a motor
cycle /Tuktuks, drinks any intoxicating liquor commits an offence and shall be liable, upon conviction, to
The Committee members also felt the need to professionalize the industry and create a positive image of KTBMWA and
its membership among stakeholders including the Government. This will be achieved by instilling discipline and
professionalism in the industry through having an industry code of conduct. However, KTBMWA is faced by the
challenge that not all Boda bodas are its member as well as a high membership turnover. It is then incumbent upon the
Management to create a positive image and clearly deliver unique benefits to the members in order to attract and retain
membership. Again this will lead to increased recognition by the Government and its agencies.
H.E The President of Kenya, Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, the forth president of the republic of Kenya, sited on a motobike, talks to members of Kenya tukbodabike Association during a recent familiarisation tour to learn the problems that face the industry and to get a first hand experience from the operators and also to see how they can easily accesss loans to finance their aquisition of new motobikes.
(From left) Bishop Stephen Maina, Dr Stephen Muketha, Bishop Samuel Njiru
(Second from left) Dr Stephen Muketha, Hon Hosea Kiplagat, Bishop Stephen Maina
(Second from left) H.E The President Of Kenya Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, Mr Hon John Mututho, Dr Stephen Muketha
Dr Stephen Muketha and some invited dignitaries who graced the occasion