Motorists urged to be vigilant over Easter

Traffic and law enforcement agencies will double efforts to curb fatalities on the roads over the Easter holiday. The volume of cars on the roads is expected to increase over the long weekend.  Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has issued a stern warning to motorists that officials will be out in full[…]

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Tafelsig residents up in arms over speeding drivers

By Wardah Wilkinson Authorities have urged residents to report illegal street racers and errant drivers speeding in residential areas. Residents of Lost City in Tafelsig, Mitchell’s Plain are up in arms after a young boy was knocked and killed by illegal street racers on Sunday. According to reports, Theo Arends[…]

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Speeding one of the main offences during Easter weekend

Speeding and overloading were the main offences during the Easter holiday, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said on Sunday. A total of 1 730  motorists were caught speeding while 354 received fines for overloading, said RTMC’s Simon Zwane. Over 18 000 traffic officers were deployed countrywide. Zwane said from[…]

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WCape MEC impersonator fails to appear in court

A speedster who attracted a lot of media attention after claiming he was a Western Cape MEC failed to appear in a Johannesburg court on Wednesday. Initially, the man was expected to appear in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on a charge of reckless or negligent driving. Court officials on Wednesday[…]

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Western Cape denies MEC’s arrest

The Western Cape provincial government on Tuesday denied that one of its MECs had been arrested for speeding along the N1 South in Midrand. Western Cape Transport MEC Donald Grant said there was “absolutely no truth” to the reports. Johannesburg metro police said the man was caught driving at 207km/h[…]

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