road safety

Cape taxi drivers arrested for R3-million in outstanding fines

Cape Town traffic officers have arrested taxi drivers for 1,596 outstanding fines. The amount equates to R3-million of unpaid fines. According to The South African, mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith the overall arrest tally is up to 300 for the week. Traffic officers were operating in Delft, Manenberg,[…]

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Road safety urged as Easter rush gears up

Transport and roads authorities have pleaded for caution during the Easter exodus as people fan out around the country to visit family and friends, or just get a much-needed rest. “Fatigue is a silent killer. If you’re tired while driving or riding, please stop somewhere safe and take a break,”[…]

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Motorists urged to be vigilant over Easter

Traffic and law enforcement agencies will double efforts to curb fatalities on the roads over the Easter holiday. The volume of cars on the roads is expected to increase over the long weekend.  Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has issued a stern warning to motorists that officials will be out in full[…]

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Road deaths down, safety campaigns working

Road fatalities on Western Cape roads saw a significant decrease over the recent festive season, in comparison with previous years. This has largely been attributed to intervention measures put in place by the provincial Ministry of Transport and Public Works, as well as several stakeholders seeking to address road safety.[…]

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