National transport and safety Authority NTSA has given Modern Coast Transport Company 14 days duration to comply with traffic rules and safety requirement.
NTSA Director General George Njao hard-pressed the public transport company management to abide by the demands before the fleet is allowed back to operation.
The company has been ordered to comply with all the requirements of the PSV regulations and oblige to 100% inspection of all the 85 serviceable vehicles.
“The Authority will conduct road safety training for all the 182 drivers and 93 conductors within the two weeks stipulated time,” read part of the statement sent to newsrooms on Friday evening.
The company has also been ordered to present a clear and detailed audit report and safety policy that govern the company including Fatigue management Policy.
The company has also been forced to undertake an internal evaluation of the policies and procedures within the Company and submit a report to the Authority within the next 14 days.
The evaluation to include findings and observations on irregularities observed in breach of the PSV Regulations.
A comprehensive correction action plan with implementation timelines to be provided within the two weeks period.
The tough demands from the transport regulatory body comes after 7 passengers perished on Thursday morning after two buses belonging to the same company were involved in a head on collision at Kiongwani area near Salama long the Mombasa-Nairobi high way.
Over 70 passengers were injured and are recuperating at the Machakos level five hospital.
Some passengers in one of the buses heading to Nairobi from Mombasa revealed that their driver dozed-off at least three times before causing the accident.