ROAD TRANSPORT AND SAFETY AGENCY
MANSA MOTORIST CONVICTED FOR DRINK DRIVING
LUSAKA, July, 12th, 2018 The Mansa Fast Track Court on road traffic offences has convicted and fined Mwale Nyirenda Roderick for driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has also secured 36 convictions in the Mansa Fast Track Court on Traffic offences in the first week of this month.
The highest convictions were for Expired Road Tax with Seven convictions, Expired Insurance four convictions, permitting the use of a Motor Vehicle with Expired Test Certificate with three convictions and Affixing of Tokens two convictions.
Other offences that resulted in convictions were driving under the Influence of Alcohol, Plying for Hire and Reward, driving a Motor Vehicle in a dangerous condition and Use of a Motor Vehicle without a Road Service License.
In certain instances, some motorists were found with multiple counts (offences).
In another development, the Lusaka Fast Track Court on road traffic offences secured a total of 949 convictions for various traffic offences during the second quarter of 2018.
Among the leading offences recorded were 345 for dangerous driving, 307 for expired road tax, 221 for expired test certificate and 124 for uninsured motor vehicles, 91 for unlicensed drivers and 58 for use of hand held mobile phone whilst driving.
The RTSA would like to inform members of the public that it will sustain its traffic law enforcement programmes and continue extending prosecution of offenders countrywide in order to ensure total compliance among motorist and provide safety to all road users.
PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER