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The festive season: When reckless abandon may meet reckless driving

While drunk driving is no doubt a major factor in traffic accidents – SADD indicates that drunk driving is responsible for 65% of all accidents.

Easter weekend accident death toll at 103 so far

The Road Traffic Management Corporation says at least 103 people have been killed in road accidents through the country over the long weekend.

More than 700 fatal crashes, 855 deaths on SA roads in Dec

SA has had 855 deaths on its roads since the start of Decembe, while Gauteng has had the largest number of motor crashes, followed by KwaZulu-Natal.

Europe is en route to safer highways

A new initiative is aimed at reducing car accidents, which kill more than 10 000 people in south-east Europe each year.

Koster plenty: Is this SA’s most expensive road?

A road in the North West that is just 50km long 
has so far cost almost R5-million per kilometre to build and after four years is still unfinished.

Proposed bill to see traffic offenders help in mortuaries

A proposed bill could see traffic offenders doing community service in state mortuaries or trauma units, says a report.

Festive season road death toll likely to rise

Another year of road carnage has been capped off with an estimated festive season death toll of 1 465.

Systemic change is needed to address road death toll

Despite a handful of initiatives to improve road safety during the festive season, the road death toll continues to rise.

Two wheels good

Tthe rise in deaths on South African roads has outstripped the increase in the vehicle population over the past 50 years

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