Fastest driver in Africa?

2017-10-04 06:00

POTHOLES on the Greytown-Mooi River road are, and have been, an ongoing problem for motorists for many years.
After considerable damage to his tyres, Greytonian Martin Swanlow contacted the Department of Transport requesting it pay for the damage caused through a pothole when driving on the road on April 28.

To validate the heading of this report - the reply from the department is quoted as follows: “Having read and carefully considered all the information ... we regret to inform you your claim has been repudiated ... for the following reason(s):

1. The speed limit was exceeded.

The (temporary) speed
limit on the road at the time of the incident was 80km/h, however it is stated in
the documents returned to the department, that the speed travelling was 900km/h.”

The department spokesman suggests therefore that Mr Swanlow claim from insurance or goes to court.

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