Nailed: MEC names and shames drunk drivers

2011-05-26 00:00

MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Willies Mchunu is holding true to his promise to name and shame drivers who drive drunk and are still failing to comply with the Road Traffic Act, launched in February this year.

Mchunu said it is clear that the violation of traffic laws is still not taken seriously.

“For instance, people worry more about getting caught speeding or drinking and driving, rather than the other more fatal consequences of committing these crimes. We are encouraged by the support we receive through public-private partnerships that help improve our people’s quality of life …” said Mchunu.

South African Breweries (SAB), producers of alcoholic beverages, have been big supporters of this initiative. According to the department, SAB has for the past two years been proactive about collaborating with the department in bringing these road offenders to book. — WR.

Drivers convicted for being over the legal limit thus far for May:

Theodosius Vusi Ndlovu (47), Dundee, licence cancelled.

Khulekani Sibusiso Khumalo (29), Newcastle, licence suspended for three years.

Letele Nkopane (24), Scottburgh, licence suspended.

Alpheus Zamokuhle Ntshangase (39), Verulam, licence suspended for 12 months.

Gengenan Mari Pillay, Scottburgh, licence suspended.

Aldane Jude Donnelly (25), Scottburgh, licence suspended.

Pierre Jean van Niekerk (46), Scottburgh, licence suspended.

Eric Kwazikwenkosi Nyawo (44), Ingwavuma, licence suspended for three years.

Godfrey Bongumusa Madonsela (52), Dundee, R1 200 or 18 months in jail, licence suspended for six months.

Nkosikhona Zakhele Khumalo (27), Dundee, R7 000 or 18 months in jail, licence suspended for six months.

Zamokuhle Miya (22), Dundee, R5 000 or 18 months in jail, licence suspended for six months.

Mbongiseni Nicholas Sangweni (34), Dundee, R10 000 or two years in jail, licence suspended for six months.

Mzwandile Hadabe (27), Newcastle, licence suspended for four months.

Thandwayinkosi France Masangana (21), Eshowe, R4 000 or six months in jail, licence suspended.

Duncan Rudolph (21), Vryheid, endorsement.

Victor Skhumbuzo Sokhulu (27), Durban, R4 000 or 20 days in jail, licence suspended for six months.

Raymond Francis Corbit (60), Vryheid, R20 000 or four years in jail, licence suspended for six months.

Wessel Koekemoer (51), Vryheid.

Dennis Muzi Mdlalose (37), Dundee, R6 000 or 12 months in jail, licence suspended.

Nicholas Dladla (30), Jeppe, licence suspended.

Sibusiso Nxumalo (45), Pietermaritzburg, R12 000 or 10 months in jail, licence suspended.

Tilden Gengadu (29), Durban, R4 000 or 40 days in jail, licence suspended for six months.

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