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Taxi carrying 28 scholars impounded in Cape Town

CAPE TOWN, January 17 – Traffic officers on a scholar transport operation in Cape Town on the first day of the 2018 school year on Wednesday, pulled over a vehicle carrying 28 scholars when it is only licenced to carry 16.

Traffic Services dealt with “overloaded vehicles, unroadworthy vehicles, unlicensed drivers, drivers with outstanding warrants of arrest” during the operation in Kraaifontein, a suburb in Cape Town.

Scholars were escorted to school by an officer as the vehicle they were transported in was impounded.

Authorities also fined drivers who did not have a Professional Driving Permit (PDP).

– African News Agency (ANA),

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