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The Road Transport and Safety Agency has secured the conviction of Muyambo Martin and six others in the Lusaka Fast Track Court on Traffic offences for driving under the influence of alcohol during the third week of November.

Others convicted for driving under the influence of alcohol are Sakala Mateyo, Kanyinyana Ella, MandaLackson, Lungu Chimwemwe, Chisha Hamork Lameck and Mpanji Sikaonga all of Lusaka.

The Agency has continued with the prosecution of road traffic law offenders through the Fast Track court on Traffic offences in Lusaka.

This is in an effort to ensure road users adhere to traffic regulations in an effort to curb lawlessness and road traffic accidents in the country. 

RTSA Public Relations Manager, Mukela Mangolwa, says A total number of 80 Motorists were taken to the Fast Track Court for Road Traffic Offences with some individuals having Multiple Counts (Offences) resulting in a Total Number of 130 Cases in the Third Week of November 2016.

The Agency has secured 118 convictions.

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Apart from those convicted for Drink Driving others were, unlicensed drivers which was the leading offence with 22 convictions, followed by expired road tax with 18 cases recorded to have been convicted and 15 for permitting an unlicensed driver to drive a motor vehicle.

The RTSA has also warned motorists failing to adhere to the use of child restraints in their cars that they risk prosecution as stipulated in the road traffic Act Number 11 of 2002.

The Agency has also noted that this follows the publicity campaign the Agency has been running in relation to the use of seat belts and child restraints on motor vehicles.

 

 

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