Monday, August 31, 2015

10 people died on the Western Cape roads

Melon Radebe
31 August 2015

Western Cape Traffic Authorities conducted 24 roadblocks across the province this past weekend and 2 366 vehicles were stopped and checked.

1 455 drivers were tested for alcohol and 23 drunken drivers were arrested during the roadblocks.

Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said, “We also tested the speed 756 vehicles, of which we prosecuted 116 drivers were prosecuted for exceeding the different speed limits. The highest speeding record in the Western Cape Province since yesterday was a 174 in a 120 zone on the M1 just outside Beaufort West.”

Meanwhile, there were 10 fatalities were recorded on the roads.

Africa said a collision involving a taxi and a motor vehicle left two people dead.

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