Motorists urged to check camera-based fines carefully - JPSA

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Effective traffic policing is key to curbing road deaths in SA.
Effective traffic policing is key to curbing road deaths in SA.

Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) has warned vehicle owners to carefully check any speed camera-based traffic fines they receive or happen to discover on their banking app or on the internet.

So-called 'capture errors' were causing motorists to be incorrectly charged with infringements and criminal offences they didn't commit.

In one recent case, a motorist faced a criminal charge because the location of the infringement was incorrectly recorded.

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