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Festive season road deaths decreased by 11%

22 January 2018 1:35 PM
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The road death toll over the 2017/2018 festive season decreased to 1 527.

The road death toll over the 2017/2018 festive season has decreased to 1 527 compared to 1 714 during 2016/2017.

The Road Traffic Management Corporation says it had set a target of 10%.

Spokesperson for the corporation, Simon Zwane says they will now evaluate the data to identify some of the areas that may need improvement.

We have seen that the main roads and the corridors had stabilised, fatalities on those roads have come down. We understand that the problem is now within the municipal areas.

Simon Zwane, spokesperson for the Road Traffic Management corporation

In municipal areas, that is where pedestrian traffic volumes are highest, This is where people drink and drive.

Simon Zwane, spokesperson for the Road Traffic Management corporation

Click on the link below to find out which provinces saw the most incidents...


22 January 2018 1:35 PM
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