By NtuNews Reporter
Buffalo City Metro is calling on motorists to settle their fines and avoid being prosecuted as the Metro continues to intensify its roadblocks operations.
The Command Center meeting has received a report that the Municipality’s safety cluster comprising of SAPS, SANDF, BCM Traffic & BCM Law Enforcement operations are continuing to be enforced, and the statistics
The City is using Automated Number-Plate Recognition (ANPR) bus system that is equipped with technology used to read vehicle number plates and detect offences registered under those vehicles.
During these roadblocks, the City also collects fines through the ANPR bus system whereby summons can now be printed and paid via speed point on site.
The Municipality’s safety cluster statistics received between 12- 25 Oct 2020 are as follows:
339 Vehicles Screened
16 Vehicles Impounded
2246 Speed Camera Cases (Dcam)
4 Vehicles Suspended
21 100 generated at roadblocks
20 Shops Inspected
1 Gatherings investigated
20 Hawkers removed from streets
373 Illegal Electricity Connections
38 Liquor Outlets Inspected
183 Various prosecutions
As we head towards the busy period of the year, we urge motorists to check and pay their fines and ensure that their vehicles are roadworthy and that their driving papers are in order.
Issued by BCM Communications
For enquiries: Contact Buffalo City Metro Spokesperson Samkelo Ngwenya