Andre De Kock
Motorsport Editor
3 minute read
6 Dec 2021
6:01 am

Eish, I have a confession… I am currently a fugitive from traffic fines

Andre De Kock

And, try as I might, there seems nothing I can do in paying my debt to society.

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My fellow South Africans, I have a confession. I have broken our country’s law and am currently a fugitive from justice. And, try as I might, there seems nothing I can do in paying my debt to society. Let me explain. I own an old, diesel-engined Mazda bakkie. Like me, the vehicle is scarred and ugly. But, like with me, everything still works. Naturally, the ugly bakkie attracts attention at any traffic police roadblock. Therefore, I have grown used to running through the list of roadworthy tests – brake lights, indicators, front lights – whenever I get stopped. Just more...