Boda boda riders urged to follow traffic rules

Boda boda riders
Boda boda riders

Most accident cases are as a result of boda boda riders in Bungoma County and it has been attributed to lack of traffic knowledge.

According to the traffic officer in Bungoma South Simon Irungu, many cases of accidents which can be avoided are caused by boda boda riders.

The officer said many people especially the youth engages into boda boda sector with the aim of meeting their daily needs without knowing the traffic rules. He said that the security agencies will continue following up to make sure that the boda boda riders who break the law are handled accordingly.

According to the officer, all boda boda riders are required to have the reflector jackets, avoid driving while drunk, putting on helmets, they should have driving licence among other rules and avoid giving their motor bikes to school going children especially this time when they are at home for half term.

By Humphrey Wanjala