#StayInYourLane: Errant drivers exposed

Wrong lane. A Toyota Prado registration number UP 4589 belonging to police drives on the opposite side of the road along Yusuf Lule to Kampala Junior Academy on March 13 at 5:38pm. This is a common practice by many ‘VIP’ cars. PHOTO BY ABUBAKER LUBOWA.

Campaign. The Nation Media Group – Uganda has started a public road user campaign in which it will publish photographs and videos of errant road users as a way of curbing indiscipline on the roads. The campaign dubbed “Stay in Your Lane” (under #StayInYourLane) will see photographs and videos of errant road users published in Daily Monitor newspaper, NTV and all their online platforms. Registration numbers (and names of errant motorists or registered owner) will be mentioned on KFM and Dembe FM – location of offence and type of misdemeanour.

Public call. Send images and short text detailing the offence, time and place to [email protected] or WhatsApp …0776769334….

Below are some of the errant drivers we caught on camera

Wrong side of the law: A UPDF vehicle, H4DF 390 drives on the wrong lane along Namugongo - Kira road on March 14, 2018. COURTESY PHOTO

Creating extra lane. The driver of this Land cruiser, UBB 681A pleads with a truck driver to give him space after he released there were traffic officers ahead as he drove on shoulders along the Mukwano Road towards the Nsambya Traffic Lights following the heavy traffic jam on March 2 at 5:06pm. PHOTO BY MICHAEL KAKUMIRIZI.

Driving on island. A Toyota Raum UAW 513M drives through the grass along Yusufu Lule Road while branching off to Kampala Junior Academy on March 13, 2018 at 5:40pm. This is a common practice by many parents who are always in a rush to either drop or pick their children from school. PHOTO BY ABUBAKER LUBOWA.

An unknown driver parks his car on a walkway on a newly constructed road in Arua town. Some of the drivers do not respect the walkways. PHOTO BY CLEMENT ALUMA.