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A drunk driver gets out on bail within two hours, police officer tells Eusebius

3 December 2019 10:38 AM
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Drunk driving
Road accident
Festive Season

Eusebius and 702 callers discuss various issues on the open line including data prices and drunk driving.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has issued a stern warning to motorists this festive season.

While launching the Johannesburg Metro Police Department festive season safety campaign, Mbalula said drunk drivers should spend time in jail and they are determined to ensure that the law bites going forward.

Eusebius McKaiser asks why do motorists drive while drunk anyway.

Why do you still drink and drive in this day and age when you can use services like Uber or Bolt. It is really annoying when the minister launches this campaign that adults have to be told not to put their lives and those of others at risk.

Eusebius McKaiser, Show host

RELATED: 'Many people don't know rules that govern the use of yellow lane,' says expert

As law enforcers, we are trying our best and sometimes the justice system is failing us. We arrest a person within two hours that person is released with free bail. There was a time where a person was arrested more than two times Friday and Sunday on the same offence.

Justice, Caller

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3 December 2019 10:38 AM
Tags:
Drunk driving
Road accident
Festive Season

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