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Robert
Yes I do
0% alcohol limit
we have far too many road accidents that kill, drunken driving, drugs and non licence drivers are the cause of death on the roads.
Amanda
No I do not
other
Current limit for drivers is not too much a problem. Most of the time the pedestrians hit are the drunken ones. So what's next, don't drink and walk?
Regulation doesn't help, bribes speak louder. The example of corruption by government officials set the example.
Stop lasing up, teach responsibility and accountability.
Richard
Not fully
0% alcohol limit
While a non-drinker and vehemently opposed to driving under the influence of alcohol, I am concerned that the absolute zero limit will result in the potential criminalization of drivers merely on the basis of the use of certain types of allowable medications (which do not impair driving ability) and/or certain food types which can trigger a false positive reading. In addition, the many examples of corruption in our traffic law enforcement personnel mean that there is ample opportunity for them to use this change to extort the public simply to avoid the trauma of potential arrest.

I believe that the government needs to clearly indicate (with actual evidence):
1- How this change will reduce road deaths
2- How this change is more important than proper enforcement of existing road laws (including reckless driving, unroadworthy vehicles, unlicensed drivers etc.) and why proper enforcement of existing regulations is not first implemented. Note that proper enforcement implies active policing/patrol and not simply setting up speed cameras.
3- How cases of drivers testing above zero due to food/medicinal reasons will be managed, including the trauma of dealing with the often rude, arrogant and often ignorant traffic officers.
4- Proper enforcement of even the existing legal limit would result in a large increase in arrests. How does the government plan on dealing with what's likely to be a massive increase in positive tests with commensurate increase on the country's courts?
Sue-Anne
Not fully
other
I do support a 0% alcohol limit when driving. This is standard in many countries and given the number of alcohol related fatalities in South Africa, 0% limit is overdue.
That said, consistent reinforcement of the current laws would go a long way to sort out a lot of the issues that the proposed traffic amendment bill seeks to address. Start enforcing the laws for EVERYONE (starting with the taxi industry) - not just some people. And address corruption with law enforcement who accept bribes, turn a blind eye, break the laws themselves, etc.
Stella
No I do not
0% alcohol limit
I believe that the Lockdown Regulations regarding the ban of alcohol so far have absolutely crippled the restaurants, pubs, the wine and beer industry. 0% blood and breath alcohol will kill the industries mentioned completely. Keep the blood alcohol at 0.05% to prevent drunken driving , but let us have a glass of wine with our meal when we are out and about.
Siebi
No I do not
other
This is Unconstitutional - I do NOT support any and all parts of this Road Traffic Amendment Bill.
There are already enough laws that regulate road traffic. This just adds red tape for no other reason than to make it look like the government is supposedly doing something, instead it causes unintended consequences and makes things worse, causing the government to feel the need to create even more laws/bills/regulations. Just STOP.
This overreach further opens up the enforcement of this bill to abuse, ie. the alcohol limit.
When has any limitation on alcohol prevented people under the influence from driving and causing accidents?
Stop with creating more laws. We don't need more of them, we need less. We need people to start learning and taking responsibility and accountability, starting with accountability of elected officials in parliament and government.
Thomas
No I do not
other
This is Unconstitutional. I do NOT support any and all parts of this Road Traffic Amendment Bill.
There are already enough laws that regulate road traffic. This just adds red tape for no other reason than to make it look like the government is supposedly doing something, instead it causes unintended consequences and makes things worse, causing the government to feel the need to create even more laws/bills/regulations. Just STOP.
This is overreach further opens up the enforcement of this bill to abuse, ie. the alcohol limit.
When has any limitation on alcohol prevented people under the influence from driving and causing accidents?
Kindly stop with creating more laws. We don't need more of them, we need less. We need people to start learning and taking responsibility and accountability, starting with accountability of elected officials in parliament and government.
James
No I do not
0% alcohol limit
Ek dink dit is baie onregverdig om 0% alkohol te wil toepas aangesien n normale mens een glas wyn sal gebruik as jy uiteet in n resturant en dit geensins jou n gevaar op die pad sal maak nie. Hoe gaan dit wet toegepas word persone wat in die verlede ver oor die limiet was is nou nog nie vervolg nie. Die nuwe voorgestelde wet sal net vir sekere mense geld en toegepas word.
Thabiso
Yes I do
0% alcohol limit
a good proposal, no once must be allowed drunk and driving
Cobus
No I do not
0% alcohol limit
This is as obtuse as to say no Great White Sharks allowed to swim in the sea! Even a dose of cough mixture contains alcohol, so too does many other medicines! I am not condoning drinking and driving, but a 0% is absolutely ridicilous. Why not spend effort on i.e. current court cases of major alcohol abuse, such as that of Judge Majoja, how many years ago, still no conviction, yet at home with full pay!