Over 500 People Dead on the Roads Already in this Festive Season

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Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said that 589 people have already been killed on South Africa’s roads this festive season so far.

He added that authorities have recorded over 400 fatal crashes since the start of the holiday period.

These announcements were made during his visit to the Beitbridge border post on today which is considered one of the busiest commercial borders in the country.

He also said that the authorities have managed to to meet their targets so far. Since the beginning of the festive season campaign a total of 629 661 vehicles were stopped in 539 roadblocks staged nationwide, according to the minister.

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