Bonginkosi Madikizela, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in Western Cape, South Africa, has released provisional figures for traffic operations from 1 April to 30 June 2020.
During this period, the first quarter of the 2020/21 year, a total of 2 ,386 integrated roadblocks, vehicle check point and speed operations were conducted across the Western Cape and 145,503 vehicles were stopped and checked.
A total of 1,213 speeding offences were recorded and 11,545 fines worth R16 189 600 were issued for various traffic violations ranging from driver to vehicle fitness.
In the period, 11 vehicles were impounded, and 125 vehicles were discontinued for being unroadworthy.
The highest individual speeds recorded were as follows:
- 189 km/h in a 120 km/h zone
- 150 km/h in a 100km/h zone
- 109 km/h in a 80 km/h zone
- 84 km/h in a 60 km/h zone