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Bulk Liquid Tankers

 

Type of Vehicle or Trailer Maximum Volume Bulk Liquid Tank
Two axle goods vehicle not
exceeding 7,000 kg tare weight
11
Three axle goods vehicle not
exceeding 7,000 kg tare weight
18
Three axle goods vehicle whose tare weight
exceeds7,000 kg but does not exceed 10,000 kg
14
Two axle draw bar trailer not
exceeding 6,000 kg tare weight
12
Three axle draw bar trailer not
exceeding 8,000 kg tare weight
17;
Three axle semi-trailer drawn by a
three axle prime mover not exceeding 18,000 kg total tare weight
35
Three axle semi-trailer drawn by a
two axle prime mover not exceeding 17,000 kg total tare weight
28
Two axle semi-trailer drawn by a three axle
prime mover not exceeding 17,000 kg total tare weight
24
Two axle semi-trailer drawn by a two axle
prime mover not exceeding 15,000 kg total tare weight
19

 

MINIMUM FINES FOR OVERLOADING

 

Degree of Each Axle Overloading or Excess
Gross Vehicle Weight in Kilograms
Minimum Fines (KSh)
Fine on First
Conviction
Fine on Second or
Subsequent Conviction
Less than 1,000 kg KSh 5,000 KSh 10,000
1,000 kg or more but less
than 2,000 kg
KSh 10,000 KSh 20,000
2,000 kg or more but less
than 3,000 kg
KSh 15,000 KSh 30,000
3,000 kg or more but less than 4,000 kg KSh 20,000 KSh 40,000
4,000 kg or more but less than 5,000 kg KSh 30,000 KSh 60,000
5,000 kg or more but less than 6,000 kg KSh 50,000 KSh 100,000
6,000 kg or more but less than 7,000 kg KSh 75,000 KSh 150,000
7,000 kg or more but less than 8,000 kg KSh 100,000 KSh 200,000
8,000 kg or more but less than 9,000 kg KSh 150,000 KSh 300,000
9,000 kg or more but less than 10,000 kg KSh 175,000 KSh 350,000
10,000 kg or more KSh 200,000 KSh 400,000

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BULK LIQUID TANK

The Weights and Measures Act (Cap. 513) requires bulk liquid tanks to:

I.Have an identification plate affixed and containing information on name of manufacturer, year of manufacture of the measure, serial number, registration number of the vehicle, for measure mounted on a vehicle and the nominal capacity of the measure

II.All tankers must be calibrated by an officer of the Department of Weights and Measures.

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