Paramedics in hot water for doing idibala challenge while driving

Paramedics in hot water for doing idibala challenge while driving

- A recent viral video showed 2 paramedics doing the idibala challenge while driving

- The Johannesburg Emergency Medical Services issued them warnings after a disciplinary hearing

- The RTMC welcomed the disciplinary action against the paramedics

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Two paramedics who filmed themselves doing the idibala challenge while driving have received warnings after a disciplinary hearing.

Their video went viral on social media recently, TimesLIVE reports. The officers are seen in the footage simulating fainting. They also weren't wearing their seatbelts.

The Johannesburg Emergency Medical Services viewed the incident in serious light and conducted a disciplinary hearing against the two, Briefly.co.za gathered.

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The Roads Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) welcomed the disciplinary action against the two officers. Spokesperson Simon Zwane said:

Emergency medical personnel routinely respond to road crashes and should, therefore, understand the danger of distracted driving and failure to use safety belts.

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The #IdibalaChallenge, popularised by King Monada's hit song Malwedhe, has taken the country by storm. Numerous videos of people doing it while driving have surfaced.

Previously, Briefly.co.za reported that RTMC asked King Monada to be part of a road safety campaign to discourage motorists from performing the dance on the road.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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