Over 300 arrested for drunk driving over Easter

Traffic authorities are now preparing for the high traffic volumes when travellers return from their various destinations.

File: Traffic authorities are now preparing for the high traffic volumes when travellers return from their various destinations.

JOHANNESBURG - More than 300 people have been arrested for drunk driving over the Easter holidays. 

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) says, a further 200 were nabbed for speeding and other offences. 

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The highest speed recorded on the N14  in Gauteng, where a man was arrested for travelling at 196 kilometers an hour.

Traffic authorities are now preparing for the high traffic volumes when travellers return from their various destinations.

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The RTMC is urging road users to plan their return carefully, with regular stops along the way to avoid fatigue.

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eNCA