11 August 2014
Western Cape Traffic Authorities over
the weekend conducted 24 roadblocks where 2 716 vehicles were stopped and
1 377 drivers were tested for alcohol.
Provincial Department of Transport
and Public Work’s Celeste Nell said of these drivers that were tested 27 were
arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
“The highest speed alcohol reading
was recorded in Mossel Bay at 1.05mg/1000ml, which was four time the legal
limit” Nell added.
Meanwhile also during the roadblocks five
other arrests were made. Two motorists were arrested for being in possession of
a stolen vehicle in Brackenfell.
One person was arrested for having false
documentation and this was in Oudtshoorn and two other people had their
vehicles impounded in Somerset West.
Provincial Department of Transport and
Public Work’s Celeste Nell said this past weekend twelve people were killed on
our roads which included three passengers, five pedestrians, two cyclists, and
Labels: Roadblocks in the WC results in 32 people being arrested