Over 6 000 vehicles scrapped
Johannesburg - Over 6 000 unroadworthy public transport and freight vehicles were scrapped from service in October, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said on Wednesday.
More than 1 800 of these were from Mpumalanga, spokesperson Ashref Ismail said in a statement.
The vehicles included buses, mini-buses and trucks. More than 46 000 fines were issued to public transport and freight drivers during the same month, said Ismail.
A total of 1 460 motorists were arrested, 196 of them for drunken driving.
This was part of pre-December holiday operations, Ismail said.