Hofmeyr wants to be the solution

2013-12-31 00:00

SOUTH Africans have a bad reputation when it comes to speeding and traffic violations, and he wants to be part of the solution, not the problem.

This was Steve Hofmeyr’s message outside the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrate’s Court, where a case of reckless or negligent driving against him was postponed to January 23. He had been arrested on December 19 for driving 169 km/h in a 120 km/h zone on the N4 and was released on R500 bail after pleading guilty.

“If you are guilty, then you admit it and that is what I did from the start,” Hofmeyr said. “I was not late for a show and had no excuse.”

On the fact that he was arrested for speeding on the same night as Julius Malema, Hofmeyr had a good laugh, blaming a cosmic sense of humour for the coincidence. He said people wanted to know if he and Malema were sharing a cell, which was not the case.

“I am, however, disappointed that I seem to have the slowest car among all the celebs who have recently been caught speeding,” he said.

Hofmeyr was referring to Malema, who was caught doing 210 km/h.

Singer Donald Moatshe was arrested on Sunday for doing 182 km/h in a 120 km/h zone on the N2 near Ballito. Moatshe was released on R2 500 bail and appeared in the Umhlali Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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