Government flexes muscle on traffic offenders

source: BOPA
11 December, 2008

PARLIAMENT – Government intends flexing its muscle on traffic offenders.

This is atleast according to the contents of the Road Traffic (amendment) Bill being debated in the house.

The bill will see the introduction of modern technologies such as traffic cameras to instantly detect traffic offences and introduction of Demerit Point System.

The demerit points are a form of penalty imposed when certain traffic offences are committed.

Minister for Works and Transport, Mr Jonnie Swartz said his ministry is in the process of preparing detailed regulations for implementing the system According to Mr Swartz, when tabling the bill, the current act was [continue reading]



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