14 000 killed on SA roads 2017

The number of road deaths on SA roads last rose in 2017 compared with the following year.

There were 14,000 fatalities on the roads in last according statistics released by the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC).

They also reported 800,000 crashes,

Every South African thinks that if there weren't any other cars on the roads it would be perfect because they are the best there is.

Layton Beard, Spokesperson at Automobile Association of South Africa

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And that is part of the problem because seems to rate themselves not only above average but above average and everybody else below average.

Layton Beard, Spokesperson at Automobile Association of South Africa

Taxis make-up only 12% of road accidents and then vast majority are sedans.

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People need to understand that not everybody is perfect and we all have a responsibility on the roads.

Layton Beard, Spokesperson at Automobile Association of South Africa

Listen to what Beard thinks is the solution...


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