MOTORISTS URGED TO PAY THEIR TRAFFIC FINES TO AVOID ARRESTS

Transport and Community Safety department in Limpopo warns motorists

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The Department of Transport and Community Safety led by MEC Levhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya is continuing with its road traffic operations across the province.

The Department conducted a number of roadblocks along the R101 and R516 near Bela Bela town. The intensive roadblocks were aimed at checking the outstanding traffic infringement fines against drivers of private vehicles and public transport (Taxis and Busses).

The 3-hour long road traffic operation started at 06:00 in the morning, was led by the Chief of Traffic in Waterberg Mr Simon Kekana. During the roadblocks over 326 motor vehicles were stopped and checked for outstanding traffic fines, 25 summonses were issued out, while 06 warrants of arrests were effected on the spot. Over 100 drivers were screeded for warrants resulting in the impounding of 1 mini bus and 1 motor vehicle discontinued.

Mr Simon Kekana, who is the Chief of Traffic in Waterberg District said that since the start of the operations in Waterberg a week ago in Mokopane , the public has been visiting the traffic offices to check their traffic fines statuses and paying their fines.Kekana further encouraged those who have not yet done that, to do so and avoid being arrested.

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