The traffic police have warned drivers against using energy drinks to fight fatigue that causes dosing while on the road.
ASP Faridah Nampiima, the traffic police spokesperson, said they have noticed an increase in false belief that energy drinks help drivers to deal with fatigue on roads.
Police say in the process of fighting sleep using a mere drink, some drivers have ended up knocking other road users or overturning vehicles.
ASP Nampiima who asks drivers to park and rest than risking lives and property, said traffic rules have been tightened and a number of fines recalled to minimize road carnage. ASP Nampija speaking……..
Mr.Abdullahi Swalleh, the chairman Haulage Truckers Uganda, said some drivers have often used un certified energy drinks against sleep, a situation he said risks lives on the road. END