GARDEN ROUTE NEWS - It has been a busy weekend for traffic control. Here are the combined weekend alcohol blitz statistics for 17 - 18 August.
- Vehicles stopped: 2613,
- Drivers tested for alcohol: 2095.
- Total drunken drivers arrested: 35.
- Highest reading recorded: 1.25mg/1000ml (Vredenburg) just over 5 times over the legal limit;
- 1 - Possession of illegal substance 2 bags dagga,
- 1 - Possession of illegal substance dagga, tik and 6 bags of khat (L/burg).
- 1 reckless & negligent driving ( Vredendal);
236; Monetary Value: R333 300. 00;
Drivers prosecuted: 46;
Highest Speed Recorded: 150km/h in 120 zone George
124km/h in 100 zone Oudtshoorn
115km/h in 80 zone Vredenburg
103km/h in 70 zone Knysna
Fatalities Recorded: 5
Kraaifontein - 1 Pedestrian.
Durban/Old Oak Road - 1 Pedestrian.
N7 Rondeberg/Philadelphia - Head on collision, 2 Drivers and 1 Passenger.
Highest speed recorded in George.
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