CT cellphone by-law to be enforced
The City of Cape Town will start enforcing its new cellphone by-law on Monday.
CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town will start enforcing its new cellphone by-law on Monday, city officials said.
Motorists found talking or texting on their mobile phones while driving will have them confiscated for some 24 hours.
Motorists will further be expected to pay a R5, 000 fine.
Traffic officials will be required to book confiscated phones into the Gallows Hill Traffic Department, where motorists will be able to collect them from.
Cape Town mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith said traffic officers will be deployed to roads across the city from next week.