FRSC Warns Against Making Calls While Driving

FRSC Warns Against Making Calls While Driving

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says it is illegal to receive or make telephone calls while driving, regardless of any wireless gadget used for such communication.

Federal Road Safety Corps also said drivers who make or receive calls behind the wheels with Air Pods, Ear Pods or any form wired or wireless earphones and hands free mode risk six months in jail.

Public Education Officer of the Corps, Mr Bisi Kazeem, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen, said driving requires total concentration and road users should not take any risk on their lives.

He quoted the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2012 to support the fact that it is illegal to make calls or receive same while driving warning motorists to abide by it.