Curbing Distracted Driving Will Save Many Lives

According to Road Traffic Management (2018), approximately 1 million road accidents are reported every year. A lot of these accidents are caused by drunk driving, texting and driving, and speeding. It follows that road safety should be a major concern for the country and should, in fact, be one of our top priorities. All road users in South Africa deserve extreme safety measures to ensure that their safety does not continue to be at stake.

As Easter holidays draw nearer, many South Africans will be travelling on the road to their respective holiday destinations. This is one of the peak accident seasons as there are more drivers on the road at any given time, generally driving long distances to family homes, church gatherings, and other holiday destinations.

This Easter, the Road Accident Fund appeal to road users to #AlwaysRemember to be conscious of all other road users, and to be mindful of the fact that you are not the only one travelling to see loved ones. In the unfortunate event…

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