Major Causes of Road Accidents in Kenya


Accidents have killed many Kenyans and very little efforts have been made o reduce the causes. It has come to the attention of many that there are some major reasons that result in accidents in Kenya making it hard for the transportation of goods to be effective with time. The following are the major causes of road accidents in Kenya.

reckless overlapping and Overtaking

Overtaking or passing is the act of one vehicle going past another slower moving vehicle, traveling in the same direction, on a road. The lane used for overtaking another vehicle is almost always a passing lane further from the road shoulder which is to the left in places that drive on the right and to the right in places that drive on the left.

Over speeding

Many drivers will never obey the common rule of driving within a certain limit of speed allowed by the public. Majority of them will go ahead and drive at speeds that make it easy for accidents to occur and take place.

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Major transport buses or vehicles will carry a lot of goods that makes it hard for the vehicle to get a good balance hence falling or becoming a victim of accidents in Kenya.

Poor Observation of Road Rules

Many Kenyan travelers have the tendency to ignore some basic rules that go hand in hand with the driving of vehicles. It has come to the realization that many Kenyans will opt to drive their vehicles when they are eventually drunk.

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