Four Drivers Nabbed for Excessive Speeding

Four speeders were arrested by the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department’s (EMPD) Anti-High Speed Enforcement Unit for failing to adhere to the regulated speed limit in Brakpan between 1 and 6 January.

According to the EMPD Acting Spokesperson Kobeli Mokheseng, two offenders were apprehended for speeding on the R554 Road on New Year’s Day.

A 24-year old motorist driving at 126km/h and a 22-year-old driver travelling at 117 in a 70km/h zone were nabbed on 1 January.

Mokheseng said the unit operating on the same spot apprehended another two speedsters on January 6.  A 45-year-old who clocked 110km/h and a 47-year-old motorist driving at 114 instead of 70km/h.

The four speedsters were detained at the Brakpan Police Station and are facing charges of reckless and negligent driving.

They are expected to appear in the Brakpan Magistrate’s Court soon.