Only 8% of motorists feel safe on SA roads over festive period - AA

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<b>DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE:</b> SA’s already horrific road death figures increase numerically over holiday periods as many irresponsible road users drink and drive.  <i>Image: Shutterstock</i>
<b>DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE:</b> SA’s already horrific road death figures increase numerically over holiday periods as many irresponsible road users drink and drive. <i>Image: Shutterstock</i>

Cape Town - Drunk driving, speeding, and a lack of law enforcers, are among the biggest safety concerns for drivers on South African roads over the festive period. This is according to motorists polled by the Automobile Association (AA) in a recent survey. The survey also found that only 8% of motorists feel safe while travelling on South African roads over this period.

According to the results of the poll, conducted in early December, 62% of motorists regard drunk driving as the biggest problem on the country’s roads. Apart from speeding and a lack of law enforcers, the survey found that motorists believe unlicensed drivers also pose a major problem.

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