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:


Recommended

by THE NEWSROOM
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
‘Maimane, Malema will find Ramaphosa harder to deal with than easy-target Zuma’

‘Maimane, Malema will find Ramaphosa harder to deal with than easy-target Zuma’

Afternoon Drive’s Stephen Grootes interviews Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Security Studies Judith February.

Hawks video shows fugitive Ajay Gupta leaving SA

Hawks video shows fugitive Ajay Gupta leaving SA

The Hawks are in possession of video footage showing Gupta, wanted in connection with Vrede dairy farm scandal, leaving SA.

Eusebius says EFF misread the moment by walking out on President's election

Eusebius says EFF misread the moment by walking out on President's election

Eusebius Mckaiser asked callers what they thought of how opposition parties conducted themselves in yesterday's election.

LISTEN: Tannie Evita predicted Ramaphosa would be president in 1994

LISTEN: Tannie Evita predicted Ramaphosa would be president in 1994

Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout shares her thoughts on SA's new president.

Zwane, Dlamini, Muthambi and Gigaba may be axed in Ramaphosa reshuffle - journo

Zwane, Dlamini, Muthambi and Gigaba may be axed in Ramaphosa reshuffle - journo

Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to reshuffle the Cabinet as he takes over from Zuma and makes his mark the National Executive.

Hope Ramaphosa: Cyril never lifted a finger to me, he wouldn't beat a woman

Hope Ramaphosa: Cyril never lifted a finger to me, he wouldn't beat a woman

Cyril Ramaphosa's ex-wife says abuse allegations spread by EFF leader Julius Malema are an attempt to tarnish his reputation.