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2018-04-05 07:24

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Pretoria - From March 29 - 31, thousands of motorists were issued traffic notices  for various offences on our roads.

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) reported that speeding, unlicensed vehicles and unroadworthy vehicles were "major offences committed by motorists" during the 2018 Easter long weekend.

More visible policing, increased road blocks... we asked readers what thought could be done to curb reckless motorists, check out their responses further in this article.

The top five offences where notices were issued from March 29 - 31: List by the RTMC

1. 4153 for driving at a high speed
2. 1946 for driving unlicensed vehicles
3. 1909 for driving without drivers’ licenses
4. 1393 for drivers who were driving without seatbelts
5. 926 for driving vehicles with worn tyres.

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