Women at work: RTI officers keep traffic flowing

2011-08-10 00:00

MORE than 500 women Road Traffic Inspectorate (RTI) officers spent Women’s Day manning busy stretches on the N3 at Ohrtmann Road, N2 John Ross in Richards Bay, M35 Durban and the N11 Newcastle. They marked the day by keeping the roads safe.

Zinhle Mngomezulu, Transport Department spokesperson, said roadblocks were carried out in conjunction with SA Police Service and municipal officers.

She said 199 motorists are to be prosectud on various charges and 49 warrants of arrest were executed.

Remcom, which specialises in scanning licences, scanned 249 licences between 9 am and 1 pm yesterday.

Ngomezulu said an unlicensed gun was found in one of the cars and the owner was arrested at the scene.

“Today was a huge success. It was an improvement from last year’s drive on Women’s Day,” said Mngomezulu.

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