76% of SA drivers break law each day

source: News24
2010-11-08 15:06

Johannesburg – Drivers on South Africa’s roads commit traffic offences on a daily basis, but the planned demerit point system would dramatically curtail these infringements, BP Ultimate and the South African Automobile Association (AA) revealed in a survey on Monday.

A staggering 76% of drivers on SA roads commit traffic offences daily, the survey noted.

Road safety analyst Lawrence Barit said that after drunken driving and fatigue, offences like skipping orange or red lights, not obeying yield signs and the disobeying of other road signs could be said to be the third largest cause of [continue reading]

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