Why do Cape roads have faded markings?

Have you noticed the markings on our roads getting less and less visible especially on a wet morning or evenings?

This is because back in the day the City used a non-skid semi reflective paint for road markings and unfortunately that is no longer the case.

This is according to former senior inspector for City of Cape Town Traffic Services, John Brookstein.

Brookstein says the outsourced companies that are tasked with painting road markings use an ordinary paint that fades in no time.

To hear the rest of the interview, listen below:


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