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Cape Town Traffic officers recorded 54 043 violations in the past week [SOUND]

# The City of Cape Town says it’s traffic officers recorded 54-thousand–and-43 violations in the past week,  31-thousand-773 of those for speeding, impounded 266 vehicles and executed 889 warrants of arrest. They also arrested 75 motorists, including 58 for drunk driving, eight for reckless and negligent driving, and nine others for various other transgressions. Mayoral committee member for Safety and Security, JP Smith says the previous week, the arrests tally was 36, with 28 motorists arrested for driving under the influence:

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