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2018-12-05 10:00

SHOCKING AD:The Western Cape transport department has released another controversial ad called 'Boys' to curb drunk driving. Image: YouTube

Driving under the influence continues to plague South Africa but is there anything that can be done to change this horrendous road behaviour? Carte Blanche investigates.

The 2017/18 SAPS annual crime statistics reveals major concerns for motorists in South Africa. SAPS reports 86 160 cases of motorists driving under the drugs and alcohol, an increase of 14.8% (2015/16).

Carte Blanche highlighted the scourge of drunk driving in South Africa.  

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Carte Blanche said: "Motorists who drink and get behind the wheel are fuelling South Africa’s staggering road death toll. Last year over 86 000 cases were reported. But a lack of law enforcement coupled with lenient sentences in the rare event of being apprehended, has meant that less than 11% of drunk drivers are held accountable."

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Earlier in 2018 we asked readers whether they drink and drive:



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