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Tshwane Mayor Emphasises Preventable Nature of Easter Road Fatalities



Easter road fatalities

The Tshwane Metro Police (TMPD) and City Mayor Cilliers Brink emphasise that motorists can avoid Easter road fatalities.

According to Jacaranda FM, the city initiated its Easter road safety operations alongside the national police at the N1 Carousel Toll Plaza.

As South Africans prepare for Easter travels, authorities underscore the importance of road safety measures.

During the previous Easter period, 252 individuals lost their lives on the roads.

Also read: Call to prioritise road safety among South African youth to curb road carnage


Brink shares essential tips for a safe journey:

  • Ensure your vehicle is roadworthy.
  • Avoid reckless driving.
  • Stay patient on the road.
  • Save celebrations for the end of the journey.
  • Never drink and drive.

He stresses that these precautions are vital for maintaining control and responding effectively to unexpected situations.

Also read:

POPCRU Advocates for Nationalisation of South Africa’s Traffic Police to Reduce Road Fatalities

Picture: Meta / Cilliers Brink

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