October 18, 2021

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9 Common Uganda Traffic Offenses & Penalties

The Uganda government put in place some traffic rules with an aim of creating a safe and comfortable raod environment and ost of the rules have to be carefully adhered to or you face the consquenses of your offence either with money or jail. We at Uganda Car Rental Services are very cautious and so have decided to list down sokme of the most common but avoidable traffic offences in Uganda plus penalities you will face if caught.

  1. Using an unlicensed or uninsured car

Fine (Ugx): Min – 200,000

Max – 800,000

Imprisonment: Min – 1 year

Max – 2 years

  1. Excess passengers or over loading and poor condition

Fine (Ugx): Min – 300,000

Max – 1,200,000

Imprisonment: Min – 6 months

Max – 2 years

  1. Causing injury or death as a result of careless driving

Fine (Ugx): Min – 1,500,000

Max – 4,000,000

Imprisonment: Min -2 years

Max – 5 years

  1. Dangerous or careless driving

Fine (Ugx): Min – 1,200,000

Max – 1,800,000

Imprisonment: Min – 2 years

Max – 3 years

  1. Drinking and driving

Fine (Ugx): Min – 300,000

Max – 1,200,000

Imprisonment: Min – 6 months

Max – 2 years

  1. Careless or inconsiderate use of a car

Fine (Ugx): Min – 100,000

Max – 600,000

Imprisonment: Min – 1 month

Max – 1 year

  1. Exceeding the speed limit or over speeding

Fine (Ugx): Min – 300,000

Max – 1,200,000

Imprisonment: Min – 6 months

Max – 2 years

  1. Driving without a permit or after being disqualified

Fine (Ugx): Min – 600,000

Max – 3,000,000

Imprisonment: Min – 1 year

Max – 5 years

  1. Failing to report an accident

Fine (Ugx): Min – 100,000

Max – 600,000

 

Avoid getting on the wrong side of the traffic laws and you will be assured of safe road trip to any destination within Uganda. For any more information about Uganda traffic rules simply send call the senior at +256-700135510.