National Police Service has on Thursday morning published the names of VIPs who shall be entitled to special clearance on roads and highways.
The directive which is to take effect immediately follows public outcry on inconveniences caused to motorists by VIPs and GK vehicles on the roads and highways.
“Directive on road clearance to VIPs. Any Government vehicle found violating traffic regulations especially those overlapping, the driver shall be arrested and charged in accordance with the law. The directive takes place with immediate effect.”
Ambulances, fire brigades, and vehicles carrying the following VIP’s will be entitled to special clearances and they are;
H. E The President
The Deputy President
The First Lady
The Chief Justice
The Attorney General
Speaker of the National Assembly
Speaker of the Senate
The CSs for Defence, Interior, Finance and Foreign Affairs
The Service Commanders of the Defence Forces
Inspector General of National Police Service
Deputy Inspector General- Kenya Police Service and Administration Police Service
The National Assembly Majority Leader
The Senate Majority Leader
Retired Prime Minister
Vehicles not included in the above categories will require authorization by offices in charge of traffic in the respective region on special need basis.
All other Government registered vehicles (GK) are requested to follow the normal traffic flow.
Any Government registered vehicles found violating traffic regulations especially overlapping, the drivers shall be charged in accordance with the law.