New technology has been launched to control the boda boda industry with over 7,000 motorcycles adopting in Ruiru, Kiambu County.
The technology uses a bar code which, when scanned, indicates the name, the stage, the phone number, the location and the number of the stage chair.
Chairman of the Ruiru bodaboda passengers, Lawrence Kariuki, stressed on the advantages of the latest technology in emergency situations.
“It is of great help for us as bodaboda operators because if I’m involved in an accident and cannot speak, rescuers can scan my details and help me,” he explained.
The bodabodas have been equipped with digital number plates that will allow the government to effectively regulate the sector that has evolved over the years.
“I hope bodaboda operators will adhere to those rules and regulations so that we shall avoid issues of fatalities,” stated a police officer
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