Speedsters, drunken drivers nabbed in Western Cape

2016-11-27 20:30
Traffic officer vehicle. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Traffic officer vehicle. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Western Cape - A Mossel Bay motorist, doing 162km/h in a 120 zone, topped the clocks of the fast and the furious nabbed by traffic officials in the Western Cape over the weekend.

A driver doing 105km/h in an 80 zone in Knysna, as well as a Swellendam speedster doing 136km/h in a 100 zone were also caught during weekend operations, said Western Cape Traffic spokesperson Leonard Oliver in a statement issued on Sunday.

A total of 22 drunken drivers were arrested, with one person tested and found to have consumed six times over the legal limit.

In addition to the drivers, 15 drunken pedestrians were removed from the streets.

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