Boda Boda Motorcycle Transport and Security Challenges in Kenya

Boda boda motorcycle transport has become a popular and entrenched means of transport in both rural and urban areas in Kenya, yet is inadequately regulated giving incentives for risk taking, recklessness and impunity among operators.

The research found a strong connection between boda boda operators, weak regulation and the siege mentality to increased cases of robberies; causing death by dangerous riding; breach of public order; committing murder; kidnapping and abduction; possession and usage of dangerous drugs; rape and defilement; smuggling of illegal firearms and contrabands in Kenya.Info-Graphics of Boda Boda Motorcycle Transport and Security Challenges in Kenya

Our response:

We disseminate research findings and recommendations to government agencies concerned with the administration of criminal justice for purposes of policy planning and formulation.

What you can do to help

You can help prevent Boda boda related crimes and security threats in Kenya by reporting to the Police, NCRC website ( and   NCRC Mobile Phone Crime Reporting/Monitoring tool from  mobile phones operating systems: Google Playstore, applestore and Windows Store, (Free Service)