Nairobi-Nakuru highway among world’s deadliest

The wreckage of a 14-seater matatu involved in an accident on the Nariobi-Nakuru highway. FILE PHOTO | SULEIMAN MBATIAH |

What you need to know:

  • The fear factor ratings for the Nairobi-Nakuru stretch were caused by such variables as altitude, lack of barriers, driving techniques, the condition of vehicles and the weather
  • This year alone, 31 accidents have been reported on the Nairobi-Nakuru-Eldoret highway, claiming close to 80 lives

The Nairobi-Nakuru highway has been ranked among the world’s most unsafe roads in a new survey on safety.


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