UGL, MAZHANDU FOUND GUILTY

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UGL, MAZHANDU FOUND GUILTY OF VIOLATING THE ROAD TRAFFIC ACT NO. 11 of 2002

LUSAKA, 07th February 2017 — The Lusaka Fast Track Court on Traffic Offences has found guilty  and fined Unlimited Gifts Limited Company on two counts of using a vehicle as a Public Service Vehicle for carrying goods contrary to section 101 of the Road Traffic Act No. 11 of 2002.

Magistrate Anna Holland has fined Unlimited Gifts Limited Company K600.00 for each count or six months simple imprisonment for the company directors, in default.

Particulars of the offences are that  Unlimited Gifts Limited Company on 05th February 2017, did use  Trailers registration number AEB 675T and AEB 634T  on a public road  for carriage of goods, separately, without  a Road Service Licence.

The Court has also found guilty Mazhandu Family Bus Services on two counts, for permitting a vehicle to be driven on the public road without a valid Road Service Licence contrary to section 101 of the Road Traffic Act No. 11 of 2002.

Magistrate Anna Holland fined Mazhandu Family Bus Services K600.00 for each count or six months simple imprisonment for the company directors, in default.

The RTSA, therefore, urges all motorists to observe road traffic rules and regulations as those found wanting will be prosecuted according to the provisions of the law. To facilitate for the country-wide enforcement of eliminating bad road users, the Agency is expected to roll-out the Fast Track Court for Traffic Offences to Central, Copperbelt, Eastern and Southern provinces before the end of the year 2017.

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