Concerns raised over Gautengs unroadworthy scholar transport vehicles
In Tembisa alone, more than 170 vehicles have been impounded in the last 24 hours.
JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi Malobane has raisedserious concerns over the number of unroadworthy scholar transport vehicles on the provinces roads.
In Tembisa alone,more than 170 vehicleshave been impounded in the last 24 hours, after they were found to be unfitfor theroad.
In some cases drivers were caught without licenses.
The Department of Community Safety spokesperson Thapelo Moilwasays daily operations will be carried out around the province to ensure these vehicles are taken off the roads.
Fifty of the vehicles were discontinued, 15 of the drivers were driving without licenses, 14 were impounded and 21 had in various defects from worn out tyres, wind screen wipers and seatbelts.