High volume of cars on major routes

2013-12-21 16:08
(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Johannesburg - Many of the traffic corridors around the country are experiencing high volumes of cars as people head to their holiday destinations on Saturday, the RTMC said.

"Major routes are experiencing volumes in the excess of 2 000 plus vehicles per hour during their peaks," Road Traffic Management Co-operation spokesperson Thato Mosena told Sapa.

"We are expecting the numbers to increase as people will making their way to enjoy Christmas weekend in different provinces."

She said the ports of entries, mainly the Beitbridge border post in Limpopo leading to Zimbabwe and the Lebombo border post in Mpumalanga leading to Mozambique would experience increased activity on 23 and 24 December and warned of possible delays.

"Border posts will experience major delays on 23 to 24 December and 30 to 31 December outbound. There will again be delays on 5 to 6 January inbound," she said.

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