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Drivers urged to be cautious after 30 accidents claim 36 lives in one week

A total of 225 speeding offences and 3 371 fines worth R3 008 600 were issued

Drivers urged to be cautious after 30 accidents claim 36 lives in one week

Drivers urged to be cautious after 30 accidents claim 36 lives in one week photo credit: canva

CAPE TOWN.- A total of 30 crashes and 36 fatalities were recorded in the week of May 24 to 30.

193 integrated roadblocks

During the same period, provincial traffic implemented a total of 193 integrated roadblocks, vehicle checkpoints and speed control operations and checked and stopped 18 675 vehicles across the province.

A total of 225 speeding offences and 3 371 fines worth R3 008 600 were issued for various traffic violations. Six vehicles were impounded and 59 were discontinued for being unroadworthy.

During the same period, forty-four people were arrested for various offences under the National Road Traffic Act, Criminal Procedure Act and Disaster Management Act regulations.

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