Joburg Metro Police Department spokesperson Tessa Adams said the highest speed clocked on the roads was 195km/h.
“We arrested a motorist driving a Mercedes-Benz on the N14 at 195km/h. We then arrested someone riding a motorbike at 192km/h on Maraisburg Road,” Adams said. Also on Maraisburg Road, another Mercedes driver was arrested for driving at 187km/h.
Earlier this week, Road Traffic Inspectorate (RTI) spokesperson Zinhle Mngomezulu said RTI officers had arrested a 28-year-old man for driving at 188km/h in a 120km/h zone at Scottburgh in KwaZulu-Natal.
“The man, from Bizana, was arrested on the N2 near the RTI station in Park Rynie. He was given R1500 bail and will appear at the Scottburgh Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.”