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Lagos: FRSC bans use of telephones whereas driving

Federal Highway Security Fee. (FRSC) Lagos Sector Driving has banned the usage of telephones by motorists whereas driving.

Olusegun Ogungbemide, FRSC Sector Commander, mentioned in an announcement on Sunday that the Corps had observed an rising disregard for visitors and security rules. Listing different violations similar to browsing the web, not utilizing seat belts, dilapidated autos which can be unsuitable for visitors, diverting lanes, and an irresponsible public driving tradition.

The commander reiterated the Nationwide Highway Site visitors Laws of 2012 Part 166 (1) relating to the usage of communication gadgets whereas driving.

“It isn’t permissible for a automobile driver whereas the automobile is transferring to obtain or make a cellphone name in any manner. We’ve got misplaced many drivers and different harmless folks by being distracted from utilizing the telephones they triggered whereas on the highway.

A kind of few is not going to comply. Easy guidelines to maintain them alive, "the assertion added. Mandate to deal with all types of highway misconduct.