Vigilant Public Leads to Arrest of Reckless Link Bus Driver Using Phone While Driving

The Link Bus driver with registration number UBG 188P, identified as Andrew Jemba, 43 years old, seen in a viral video using his phone while driving along Kampala – Fort Portal road, has been intercepted and arrested at Kyegegwa Police Station on November 1, 2023, around 11 am.

The driver has been charged under Regulation 3(a) & 4 of Traffic and Road Safety (Restriction of Use of Mobile Telephone) Regulations, 2004.

The police commend the public for their vigilance regarding road safety and urge everyone to continue reporting and sharing any information about traffic violations on roads through our toll-free number 0800199099.

The Police warns all motorists against using mobile phones while driving, as it is recognized as one of the leading causes of road crashes in the country.