13 November 2012

Angola: Bet Considers Weekend's Safety Blitz Positive

Luanda — The spokesman of the Traffic Special Brigade Police (BET), chief inspector João Pereira, on Tuesday here considered positive the safety and prevention blitz the corporation organised last weekend in the national roads and out of locations, which resulted in the registration of three light injuries in five road accidents.

In an interview to ANGOP, the official stated that the accidents occurred in the roads number 100, 225 and 230, that is connecting the provinces of Luanda/Kwanza Sul/Benguela, Luanda/Bengo/Uíge and Luanda/Kwanza Norte/Malanje.

About 41 tests of the level of alcohol in the blood were also made, of which 18 had a positive result, as well as radars which detected 42 vehicles, among heavy and light cars that were caught in excess of speed.

BET's workforce still proceeded the surveillance to detect the technical conditions of vehicles, merchandises, the authenticity of the documentation, among other irregularities, as well as strict enforcement of rules regarding the transportation of passengers in cargo vehicles, plus checking drink-driving.

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