Kenya is a member of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) which
was Established in 1904. FIA initially embarked on a mission to establish
consistent governance and safety standards in the realm of motor sport. Over the years,
the FIA has evolved into a global entity with a multifaceted focus.
Bringing together 243 Member Organisations from 147 countries on five continents, the Federation is the governing body for world motor sport and the federation of the world’s leading Mobility Organisations. Within the Mobility domain, the FIA strives to ensure safe, sustainable, affordable and accessible mobility for all global road users and is actively engaged in global advocacy initiatives. In motor sport, the FIA guarantees that events held worldwide adhere to equitable, well-regulated, and, above all, safe standards.
The FIA Region I International Best Young Driver Contest is designed for young drivers between 18 to 26 years old. In 2023, the final will be held in Teesdorf, Austria from 6 to 8 October, kindly hosted by ÖAMTC. 11 Member Clubs (AA Kenya, AMZS, BIHAMK, EA991, IAM RoadSmart, MAK, ÖAMTC, PZM, RACB, RACE, UAB) are sending their country’s finalists to compete in the contest.
AA Kenya organized this event here in Nairobi and later at the WRC Service Park in Naivasha. Lynn Njambi & Kelvin Mutuku emerged winners and they will represent Kenya in this contest. All costs will be paid by AA Kenya. Our young drivers’ skills in traffic rules, first aid and technical aspects of vehicles will be tested during the contest.
This year, courtesy of FIA, Road Patrol Technicians in Africa will be converging in Kenya for a 3-day training to enhance their skills in their Road Rescue missions with emphasis on safety.
This initiative will raise the overall standard of roadside assistance services by providing an opportunity for exchange on best practice and the latest developments in the market.
The trainers will be drawn from Austria and France where Road Rescue is on a more advanced level Incorporating the newest technologies. Safe-to-School This is an FIA sponsored project aimed at improving infrastructure around schools. ETEC