Travel safely over Easter, Zuma urges

2012-04-05 11:31
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Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma on Thursday urged South Africans to reduce road accidents this Easter.

"It all depends on each and every road user," Zuma said.

"We strongly appeal to all road users to be pleasant, patient, considerate and extra-vigilant in their journeys."

He wished all South Africans a "safe and refreshing" Easter break.

"I wish all South Africans a truly peaceful and blessed Easter. Let us return to our various work places safe and reinvigorated to continue building our country, the economy and its people," he said.

- What are you going to do to drive safely this Easter? Send us your story.

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