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WC traffic officials arrest over 20 for drunk driving over the weekend

On Friday, provincial traffic chief Kenny Africa appealed to motorists not to drink and drive after many received their monthly paychecks.

FILE: SAPS.

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape traffic officials have arrested more than 20 motorists for drunk driving over the weekend.

On Friday, provincial traffic chief Kenny Africa appealed to motorists not to drink and drive after many received their monthly paychecks.

That evening held roadblocks, testing the sobriety of more than 1,500 drivers across the province.

Africa says at least two dozen motorists failed the test.

“We arrested 24 drunken drivers and the highest reading recorded was in Swellendam. The driver was nearly six times over the legal limit.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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