The Lusaka Fast Track court on Traffic offences has convicted and suspended the driver’s license of a Lusaka businessman for dangerous driving contrary to section 155 of the road traffic Act number 11 of 2002.
Magistrate Fydis Hamaundu fined Jama Said Abdizalan K3, 000.000 and suspended his driving license for two years.This was in statement by Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) Information Officer Fredrick Mubanga.
Particulars of the offence are that on 4th March 2015, Mr. Abdizalan drove a motor vehicle – Toyota Noah registration number ALM396 on Lubambe road on the opposite lane in a manner allegedly dangerous to other road users.
Meanwhile, Mr. Mubanga said about 125 drivers are expected to appear before the Lusaka Fast Track court this week for various offences.He said RTSA and the Judiciary signed a Memorandum of Understand (MoU) to roll out the Fast Track courts on traffic offences which is aimed at ending road carnage through prosecution of traffic offenders.
He further said the agency is high on alert to screen all motorists and ensure that no motorist flouts road traffic regulations with impunity.