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Passenger Deaths Down 50% over December Period

30 December 2013

The number of passenger deaths have dropped by 50% compared to the same time last year, between 1 December and 29 December. Read More

Road Deaths Down 35% Despite Increased Traffic Volume in the Province

24 December 2013

Road deaths for the period 1 to 22 December 2013 are down by 35% for the same period in 2012. Read More

Passenger Deaths Down by 70% Despite Horror Crashes at Start of Festive Season

17 December 2013

Despite the amount of crashes on the roads to date, Safely Home, together with the department of Transport and Public Works, is committed to reducing road deaths by 50% by the end of 2014. Read More

Chapman’s Peak Drive to Re-open for Traffic

10 December 2013

The Department of Transport and Public Works will be re-opening the Chapman’s Peak Drive for traffic after being closed for nearly three weeks, on Tuesday 10 December 2013. Read More

Fourth Phase of Average Speed Camera Enforcement System Goes Live

9 December 2013

The fourth phase Average Speed Over Distance (ASOD) camera enforcement network has been installed on parts of the N1 road from Beaufort West to Laingsburg in the Western Cape, just ahead of the busy festive season period. Read More

Expanded Public Works Programme Creates More than 100 000 Jobs in Western Cape

2 December 2013

Western Cape Provincial Departments and municipalities create close to 110 thousand Expanded Public Works Programme work opportunities and its projects receive national recognition. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle Encourage Motorists to Buckle Up

2 December 2013

Two weeks ago, 21 November, Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle launched the Safely Home "It Takes a Second to Save a Life" Campaign. Read More