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Traffic Chief warns Heritage Day 'drunk drivers'

WC Traffic Chief has warned motorists not to drink and drive.

FILE: WC Traffic Chief has warned motorists not to drink and drive. Picture: AFP/RODGER BOSCH

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape traffic authorities have urged motorists to drive responsibly on this public holiday.

While many will be celebrating Heritage Day by braaing and enjoying a few drinks, Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa has warned motorists against getting behind the wheel if they've been consuming alcohol.

Africa says two deaths have been reported on Western Cape roads in the last 24 hours.

"Most people will go out and braai and enjoy the day and we would like to urge our motorists to please not drink and drive. Make sure that you have a sober mind. Do not get into a vehicle with someone under the influence of liquor."

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