KZN Traffic officials to be out in full force over Easter weekend

2014-04-14 11:52
Pretoria – Sharp focus will fall on road safety in KwaZulu-Natal as the country prepares for the upcoming Easter holiday this weekend.

SAnews.gov.za reports that officials from the province are expecting large volumes of local and international travellers over the next few weeks.  

Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo -- who stood in for Transport, Community and Liaison MEC Willies Mchunu – urged road users to always observe road traffic rules, fasten their seatbelts, not drive under the influence of alcohol, ensure that vehicles are roadworthy and exercise patience on the road.

He added that a total of 792 traffic officers will be deployed throughout the province and visible in high accident zones.

The South African Police Service and customs, cross-border and immigration forces will form part of the broader law enforcement plan.

He further wished all religious groups, who will be travelling to different destinations, safe travels and urged them to pray for the reduction of fatalities on the roads.
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