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Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has urged road users to remain vigilant as the festive season draws to an end after seven people were killed in a taxi crash in KwaZulu-Natal.
Festive season road deaths have increased sharply following an horrific crash in Touwsrivier over the weekend which claimed 12 lives.
"Road accidents are not only costing South Africa lives but billions too," according to Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI).
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From thousands of fines issued to the most deadly times to travel on our roads, the 2018 Easter death toll paints a grim picture of SA road safety. Here's all you need to know.
'These figures paint an extremely bleak picture. While there are commitments to bring these numbers down drastically, the opposite is happening,' says the AA, commenting on 2018 Easter road death figures.
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has announced that 510 people died on South African roads over the Easter holidays.
In view of the alarmingly high rate of road accidents, KwaZulu-Natal calls for an immediate and drastic change of attitude to stem the increasing number of road fatalities.
Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has released statistics about speeding drivers, corruption at licensing centres and the department's plans to curb road deaths in 2018.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions has hit back at critics of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act, saying it is both a "progressive" and "draconian" move to curb the economic and human cost of traffic accidents.
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Child restraints are very effective and it has been shown that, if properly installed and used, they can reduce road deaths among infants by 70%, among small children, aged 1–4 years reduce by 54%.
14 050 people were killed in road crashes in South Africa in 2017. The AA says the statistics show the situation on the country’s roads "is worsening, despite numerous safety campaigns by government and non-governmental organisations".
'The answer lies in consistently, ethically and visibly enforcing road traffic laws, all year round,' says Justice Project SA following the release of 2018 Easter road death figures.
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The SA road death toll over the 2017/2018 festive season has seen an 11% decrease to 1527 deaths, reports the Transport Department.
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