The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has expressed concern at the high levels of people driving while drunk in Lusaka.
RTSA spokesperson Mukela Mangolwa said it was very unfortunate that even with the education programmes on the dangers of drunken driving the agency has put in place some people have ignored the messages.
Mr. Mangolwa told ZANIS in an interview in Lusaka today, that it was important for people to always adhere to RTSA guidelines , which he said was for the good of members of the public.
He urged members of the public to immediately report such drivers adding that RTSA would not hesitate to deal with them.
He stated that the agency alone cannot manage to identify all drunken drivers hence the need for members of the public to help by reporting such poeple..
Mr. Mangolwa said the agency has now re-enforced its patrols on roads to ensure that drunken drivers are brought to book..
The RTSA spokesperson said drunken driving was not only dangerous to the person driving the vehicle but also other road users.
He advised those who like driving while drunk to value their lives by desisting from driving under the influence of alcohol.
And Mr. Magolwa has disclosed that breathalyzers have been very effective in catching drunken drivers .
He disclosed that the Agency has so far spent K5billion on the breathalyzers.