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259 drunken drivers bust over the weekend

The JMPD is warning it'll be increasing its crackdown on reckless drivers in the coming weeks.

FILE: JMPD Roadblock. Picture: EWN

JOHANNESBURG - The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) says 259 drunken drivers were arrested in Johannesburg over the weekend.

It also says 78 drivers were handcuffed for speeding on major roads.

The department is warning it'll be increasing its crackdown on reckless drivers in the coming weeks.

The department's Wayne Minnaar said: "This was on the N1, the N12, Golden Highway as well as Impala Road. Motorists are urged not to drive over the speed limit and not to drink and drive as some more road blocks are being planned, especially over the weekend.”

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