Independent Online

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Like us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterView weather by locationView market indicators

Large volumes of traffic expected on SA roads on Monday

File Picture: Zandile Nsuntsha/ African News Agency (ANA) Archives

File Picture: Zandile Nsuntsha/ African News Agency (ANA) Archives

Published Apr 2, 2018

Share

CAPE TOWN - South African authorities said they were expecting large volumes of traffic on the country's roads on Monday as travellers return home following the Easter weekend.

"Law enforcement will be on high alert and will deal appropriately with traffic offenders," the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said in a statement.

Story continues below Advertisement

"Preliminary reports indicate that driving at high speed, driving unlicensed vehicles and driving unroadworthy have been major offenses committed by motorists in the past four days."

Thousands of fines were issued across the country. 

The number of fines for speeding totalled 4 153 to date, while 1 946 fines were issued to motorists driving unlicensed vehicles. 

Story continues below Advertisement

READ MORE: JMPD nabs 200 'drunk' drivers over #EasterWeekend

READ MORE: Road authorities prepare for #EasterWeekend rush

The amount of motorists driving without a driver's licence came in at 1 909, while 1 393 fines were issued to people driving without seat-belts.

African News agency/ANA

Related Topics:

Share