Western Cape road deaths: 21 dead in 48 hours
In just two days on Western Cape roads, 21 people lost their lives.
New Transport MEC for the Western Cape, Bonginkosi Madikizela talks to Kieno Kammies about why so many fatalities still occur.
Despite the increased use of technology and clampdowns, the death toll continues on the roads.
Technology is definitely part of our long-term strategy for transport but human behaviour remains a key factor.Bonginkosi Madikizela, Transport MEC - Western Cape
If the punishment does not fit the crime then people remain irresponsible.Bonginkosi Madikizela, Transport MEC - Western Cape
He says there needs to be a clampdown on people who break the law. He says changing driver behaviour is the biggest challenge and solutions are being sought.
Listen to the interview below:
This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Western Cape road deaths: 21 dead in 48 hours
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