Road authorities take a no-nonsense approach towards offenders

Road traffic authorities across the country will have no mercy for offenders on the road while applying stringent measures to avoid fatalities.

702 and Cape Talk's Koketso Sachane spoke to the various provincial road traffic authorities about the approach towards offenders on South Africa's roads.

Listen to the conversation below:

In Gauteng this morning, we arrested a 28-year-old travelling on the N1 towards Pretoria who clocked 209 km p/h on a 120 km zone. The message is simple: bail was not granted. We are not going to negotiate enforcement.

Obed Sibasa, Gauteng traffic services spokesperson

From the 1st of December up until yesterday, not so good. We've already lost 109 lives on the road, we're well over the figure of last year.

Kenny Africa, Western Cape Traffic Chief

We are still carrying on with our road blocks. As it is, we have arrested 258 drunk drivers from the 1st of December to the 23rd of December.

Zinhle Mngomezulu, KZN road traffic spokesperson

This article first appeared on 702 : Road authorities take a no-nonsense approach towards offenders


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