BUFFALO CITY METRO CALLS ON MOTORISTS TO PAY FINES

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

Cell: 0735574707

samkelon@buffalocity.gov.za

@SamkeloNgwenya

#ACityHardAtWork

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