According to the Road Traffic Management Corporation, almost 500 lives have been lost on the roads since the beginning of the festive season.
702 and Cape Talk's Stephen Grootes on Monday spoke to RTMC spokesperson Simon Zwane regarding the contingency measures which have been put in place to curb the road fatalities.
Listen to the interview below:
...If we were responsible people and we were doing the right things and not driving under the influence of alcohol, we wouldn't be seeing this kind of problem.— Simon Zwane, RTMC spokesperson
There's no person in this country who doesn't know that many people die on the roads, the numbers keep on being repeated.— Simon Zwane, RTMC spokesperson