Malawi government postpones implementation of new traffic penalties 

Government has postponed the implementation of new penalty fees for traffic offenders after a public uproar.

Traffic police: 

The Directorate of Road Traffic and Safety Services recently announced new traffic penalty fees which had been increased by almost 100 per cent or more from the previous ones.

In a statement, the directorate says the implementation of the revised miscellaneous fees, prescribed offences and penalties has been put on hold until further notice.’

“In view of the foregoing, the directorate will maintain the prevailing road traffic (miscellaneous fees) regulations, 2015 and road traffic (prescribed offences and penalties) (amendment) regulations, 2014,” says the directorate.

Motorists and other people described the described penalty fees as exorbitant.

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Angoni apaphata
Angoni apaphata
2 years ago

The fish is rotten. Head and all

Mzimba Solola
Mzimba Solola
2 years ago

A few days ago I was travelling from Manyamula to Mzimba. Our vehicle “Taxi” was stopped by traffic police officer justice before we crossed Munjiri Bridge. The officer demanded to see the licence from the driver. The driver said his licence was with another officer. He was asked to come out of the vehicle.The driver and the officer had a discussion for some minutes. The driver came to the car and open the drawer where he kept some money and gave it to the officer. We proceeded on our journey after the “Taxi” driver had given something to the “Thief… Read more »

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