Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande has welcomed the improved statistics over those of last year, saying: "We are pleased that the numbers are down and we attribute that largely to the fact that we have increased the visibility of law enforcement officers which is one thing that contributes to less road crashes."
Easter Weekend Road Death Toll Down 40% - Transport Minister
allAfrica, 23 April 2019
Speaking at a roadblock at the Marianhill toll plaza in Durban on Sunday, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has welcomed statistics indicating that Easter Weekend road fatalities… Read more »
More Than 1 000 Arrests Over Easter Weekend for Drunk Driving - RTMC
News24Wire, 23 April 2019
More than 1 000 motorists were arrested on the roads during the Easter holidays - most of whom were for drunk driving, authorities say. Read more »
R316 Closed After Eight Killed in Gruesome Crash Near Napier
News24Wire, 22 April 2019
Eight people have been killed in a head-on collision outside Napier, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa has confirmed. Read more »
Six people sustained minor injuries in a collision between four vehicles on the N1 North bound, Hammanskraal.
No injuries reported when a vehicle was found upside down in a ditch on East Central Arterial in Arboretum, Richards Bay.
14 occupants of a mini-bus taxi sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate in a rollover on the M1 at the Crown Interchange.
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Near Crash With Officers
A drunk driver who narrowly missed a head-on collision with City of Cape Town auxiliary law enforcement officers was not in good spirits when he was arrested after being found with… Read more »
Easter Holiday Traffic Picks Up
News24Wire, 18 April 2019
Road users are being urged to exercise caution across the country ahead of the long Easter break, amid surging traffic volumes. Read more »
Road Safety Urged As Easter Rush Gears Up
News24Wire, 19 April 2019
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. Read more »
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Safety Amid Easter Festivity
Govt of SA, 17 April 2019
President Cyril Ramaphosa wishes South Africans well for the Easter holidays and has called for this period to be observed in a spirit of tolerance, consideration and safety. Read more »
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