13 April 2015
Western Cape Traffic Authorities
conducted 24 roadblocks across the province this past weekend where 2 162 vehicles
were stopped and checked.
1 175 drivers were screened and
twenty were arrested for drunken driving.
Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny
Africa the total amount of fine that they issued was R243 650 and they
also tested a speed of 6 054 vehicles which we prosecuted 889 drivers for
exceeding the different speed limit.
The highest speed recorded in the
province since Friday was 184km/h in a 120 zone near Breckenfell, a 144km/h in
a 100 zone between Worcester and Paarl, a 122km/h in an 80 zone on the N2 near
Knysna and 182km/h in a 100 zone betwwen Beafourt West and Oudstoorn.
also during the roadblocks a truck driver was arrested in Beaufort West for
overloading his vehicle and one person was arrested in Oudstoorn for driving with
Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said only three fatalities were recorded over the
weekend in the province.
pedestrian died in a motor vehicle accident, just outside De Dorrns, another pedestrian
died in a motor vehicle in Morresburg accident and one person fell of the vehicle.”
Labels: 20 arrested for drunken driving during roadblocks in the Western Cape