Soon, using the phone for maps while driving may not be a crime.
NEW DELHI: The use of the mobile phone only for navigation while driving will not attract well, the road ministry proposed an amendment to the Vehicle Regulations (Driving). The ministry has also proposed another change, giving the option to take it physically or electronically instead of the originals.
The use of mobile devices with a user will be allowed if the device does not disturb the driver's concentration. Currently, the law prohibits the use of any handheld mobile phone or other communication device while driving. He also says that no coach or supervisor should use a mobile phone or other communication device while training or supervising an apprentice driver. Sources said the changes are being made considering that, in most cases, drivers use mobile phones.
General Director of Police and president of Telangana. Road safety authority T said that CCTV cameras cannot capture if a driver is using a phone just to navigate or talk, if placed on the board. “If you hold it and make a call while driving, the cameras can capture it. At a time when we seek the application of the IT-based law, it is better to allow only the built-in navigation function provided by vehicle manufacturers. When framing any rule, we need to see how and if it can be enforced, ”he said.
As for the documents, the responsibility will fall on the traffic police or the transport department. After the inspection of the documents in electronic format, if it is determined that they are valid and valid, the inspection of the physical forms of said documents will not be required, even in cases where there is a crime that requires the seizure of said documents, It said the draft notification.