Police warn drivers against night-time travel

Police car patrolling PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Police car patrolling PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Motorists have been warned to avoid night-time travel as day driving is considered to be safer. Police said night driving poses danger as visibility on the road is decreased and usually people would be fatigued.

The concern follows an accident in which a woman aged 41 who was driving a Toyota Allex from the south heading north lost control of the car and it overturned Saturday early morning near the A1 Highway. Investigating the accident, No.2 district officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang told The Monitor that the accident occurred at around 2:25am, the time that usually people would be asleep.

“Investigations into the matter are ongoing to establish what transpired but we suspect that since it was early in the morning the driver might have been fatigued while driving, lost control of the car, and it overturned.

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