Almost 300 vehicles were stopped and fines amounting to nearly R15 000 were issued.
Fines amounting to R14 800 for traffic violations were issued during roadblocks that were conducted on the R325 road between Postmasburg and Kathu on Friday, as part of the sobriety week campaign.
Northern Cape police spokesperson Colonel Mashay Gamieldien said 294 vehicles were stopped and searched while a total of 17 traffic fines were handed out to motorists.
“Disruptive actions will continue during the day with high visibility in the city centre of Postmasburg.”
She added that the police in conjunction with the Department of Home Affairs, the Liquor Board and the Gambling Board conducted compliance inspections at liquor outlets and businesses in the Postmasburg city centre, Postdene, Boichoko and Newtown on Thursday.
“Disruptive actions will continue until the end of the week and will conclude with a fun run on Sunday, 18 September.”