Umvoti Municipality festive season law enforcement programme

2015-12-16 06:00

THE Umvoti Municipality Protection Services Department has commenced with its law enforcement programme and is working with the Department of Transport in this regard.

The enforcement focus is on operation Vala Ingozi launched during October, which was Transport Month.

Free vehicle testing offered subject to the following conditions:

Purchase a test sheet and book for the free test in order to sort out the defects on your vehicle­ prior to the authorised test.

This offer is focused on minibuses, buses and articulated and combination vehicles. However, motorists who are planning to take long holiday trips are also encouraged to take up the offer.

This offer is will commence as follows:

Date: 7 December - 23 December.

Time: 8am to 12pm.

For more information please visit our offices during office hours or contact us on 033 413 9138 or email us at khuleh.dunge@umvoti.gov.za

Caution

Pedestrians and pupils are requested to use the pavement and not the road when they walking, for their own safety.

Tough action will be conducted against the following:

• drunk driving;

• drag racing and negligent driving;

• speeding;

• traffic violations; and

• obstruction of free flow of traffic e.g. by heavy motor vehicles when off-loading goods, etc.

Drivers are reminded that no driver may have a concentration of alcohol in any specimen of breath exhaled greater then 0.24 milligrams per 1000 millilitres. In the case of a professional driver this limit is 0.10 milligrams per 1000 millilitres.

We will also be concentrating on public nuisances, including the unauthorised use of loud hailers and/or PA systems and loud music and drinking in King Edward Park and/or Lakhis sports field, etc.

Residents are encouraged to call through with any complaints in this regard.

Greytonians are once again commended for their good road behaviour and personal involvement in road safety matters over the past years and it is hoped this carries through over the festive season.

The protection services department may be reached on 033 413 9138 and after hours via the Community for Law and Order on 033 417 2911 or to the "Mpimpa hot line" on 072 233 9961.

- Umvoti Municipality Protection Services Management.

Other changes are - new tee-off time of 9am for Monthly Mug. Carts now allowed for Monthly Mug and visitors are now allowed to win the Mug and the meat prize (take the mug home). It was also suggested that the 16th tee box be moved 50 metres back, as a safety measure

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