Fewer road deaths in KZN in the first half of December

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Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula inspected vehicles during the festive season road safety campaign in Durban on Sunday.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula inspected vehicles during the festive season road safety campaign in Durban on Sunday.

There have been fewer accidents on KZN’s roads than in previous years, Premier Sihle Zikalala said on Sunday.

The province has recorded 130 fatalities from December 1 to 19, compared to 159 fatalities recorded during the same period last year.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, who was in the province on a festive road safety campaign on Sunday, nevertheless expressed concerns over motorists who continue to drink and drive, and urged the province’s residents to avoid unnecessary trips over the festive season.

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