SA urged to copy Australia's road safety strat to curb road deaths

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) CEO, Dr Cleeve Robertson, says South Africa should learn from the Australian transport system to curb road deaths.

Robertson is the former head of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the Western Cape.

He says there is evidence that the Australian road safety strategy, which was reviewed recently, works.

The problem is that we don't have a consistent plan that is universally applied across the whole country.

Dr Cleeve Robertson, NSRI CEO

The Australian plan puts humans at the centre of the equation... and build the transport system around humans...

Dr Cleeve Robertson, NSRI CEO

To hear more on what the Australians are doing to ensure road safety, listen below:

Read More
Motorists flagging roadblocks and speed traps jeopardising road safety, says AA

Motorists flagging roadblocks and speed traps jeopardising road safety, says AA

Warning drunken or illegal drivers about traffic roadblocks could mean that you are complicit in defeating the ends of justice.

SA's road deaths escalate by 17%

SA's road deaths escalate by 17%

Spokesperson to the Minister of Transport says they are doing everything in their power to lower these numbers.

Drop in Easter road deaths a result of combined enforcement -Transport Minister

Drop in Easter road deaths a result of combined enforcement -Transport Minister

Minister of Transport, Dipuo Peters says the dramatic decline in road deaths this Easter was from integrated law enforcement work.

City will be out in full force to stop road deaths this Easter Weekend

City will be out in full force to stop road deaths this Easter Weekend

MEC for Transport says they are going to focus on the return trip after this long weekend, when most road accidents occur

Road death stats: Harsher sentences proposed for offenders

Road death stats: Harsher sentences proposed for offenders

702/ CapeTalk's Stephen Grootes explores festive road death stats and the harsher sentencing that has been proposed as a result thereof.

Popular articles
President Zuma is stalling on signing FICA bill  - and it remains a mystery why

President Zuma is stalling on signing FICA bill - and it remains a mystery why

EWN Parliament correspondent, Gaye Davis says it is still unclear why the President hasn't signed the FICA bill.

Sea Point's Mojo Market opens for business on Thursday

Sea Point's Mojo Market opens for business on Thursday

A new lifestyle market is set to open in Sea Point, offering a variety of food, art, fashion and entertainment seven days a week.

Judge Desai visits van Breda home on day 2 of triple murder trial

Judge Desai visits van Breda home on day 2 of triple murder trial

During the van Breda home visit State prosecutor Susan Galloway described to the judge where the murder weapon was found.

Caller berates black staff, says employers not obliged to provide transport

Caller berates black staff, says employers not obliged to provide transport

The caller from Bedfordview responds to complaints around the lack of late night transport provisions for Virgin Active workers.

Johnny Clegg announces his final tour

Johnny Clegg announces his final tour

The legendary superstar who has given South African music a voice, is giving his fans one last hoorah.

Economist explains why Rand strengthens despite junk status

Economist explains why Rand strengthens despite junk status

Economist at Nebank, Isaac Matshego, explains why the Rand has strengthened over the past few days.

No jobs for medical interns as health dept funds dry up - Sama

No jobs for medical interns as health dept funds dry up - Sama

Mark Sonderup, South Africa Medical Association, vice-chairperson says the medical profession is in trouble.

[Watch] All the Foreshore Freeway Project proposals

[Watch] All the Foreshore Freeway Project proposals

Take a look at the 6 six proposals that have been received by the City for the Foreshore freeway precinct.