NTSA takes action against PSV driver caught driving while on phone

Monday, September 9th, 2019 11:16 |

The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has suspended driving license of the 2NK Sacco driver who was caught using his phone while driving at a speed of 80km/hr.

In a statement, NTSA said it has also directed the driver to be retested to assess his competencies and the ordered the Sacco to remove him from their portal.

“2NK Sacco to take responsibility and organize a road safety sensitization for the Sacco management, all its drivers and conductors within,” NTSA added.

At the same time, the road safety authority urged members of the public to continue helping NTSA in weeding out rogue drivers to keep roads safe.

“The use of mobile phones is a distraction. It takes the driver’s eyes off the road, with one hand on the wheel it is harder to navigate bends and respond to hazards,”  NTSA said.

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