Cape Traffic Safety & Security

2018-07-01 11:46:55 -


4 months ago

Herewith please find the Combined Weekend Alcohol Blitz Stats feedback for 29 & 30 June 2018:...

Herewith please find the Combined Weekend

Alcohol Blitz Stats feedback for 29 & 30 June 2018:

Vehicles stopped: 1 317, Drivers tested for alcohol: 798. Total Drunken drivers arrested: 14,

Highest Reading reported : 1.34 mg/1000ml nearly 6 times over the legal limit. (Worcester); Other Arrests: 3;

1 x illegal immigrant (Caledon),

1 x operating an un-roadworthy vehicle (Caledon),

1 x Reckless/negligent driving (George).

Fines Issued: 101; Monetary Value: R114 400;

Speed Cases; Drivers Prosecuted: 58;

Highest Speed Recorded: 148km/h in 120 zone (Beaufort West);

117km/h in 100 zone (Beaufort West);

124km/h in 80 zone (Vredenburg) and 102km/h 70 zone (Knysna).

Fatalities Recorded: 5

1 x Passenger

Location: Hexrivier Pass

Accident Type: Driver Lost Control

1 x Driver

Location: Ceres Theronsberg Pass.

Accident Type: Driver lost control

1 x Pedestrian

Location: N2 Airport Approach

Accident Type: Pedestrian Knockdown

1 x Pedestrian

Location: Du Noon

Accident Type: Pedestrian Knockdown/Hit and Run

1 x Passenger

Location: N1 Klapmuts

Accident Type: Driver Lost Control.