‘Distracted driving’ law back; MMDA cams catch over 90

At least 92 motorists were caught on Thursday on closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras using their cell phones as traffic authorities reimplemented the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (Adda).

The law, which prohibits the use of mobile gadgets and other electronic devices while driving, was back in effect after the Department of Transportation (DOTr) revised the implementing rules and regulations following some confusion among motorists.

As of 12:45 p.m., CCTV cameras installed by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) captured 43 drivers using their cell phones. The number went up to 92 by 5:40 p.m.

The DOTr earlier clarified that the law covers only the use of mobi…

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