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Safely Home’s road safety plans ahead of busy Easter period

6 April 2017

Media briefing postponed.

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and the Department’s Provincial Traffic Chief will brief the media on the 2017 Safely Home Provincial Easter Operational Plan on 6 April.

The plan will outline the planned interventions over this upcoming Easter weekend, to improve safety on our roads for the thousands that will be travelling over this infamously busy period.

Minister Grant and the Traffic Chief will be:

  • Releasing statistics on recent concerning road trends,
  • releasing fatality stats relating to past Easter periods, and
  • announcing new interventions specifically targeted at addressing reckless and negligent driving.

All media are invited and welcome to attend. There will be an opportunity for interviews and photographs. Please indicate if you will be in attendance.

Venue:           Ministry of Transport and Public Works Boardroom, 8th Floor, 9 Dorp Street, Cape Town
Time:              14:30
Date:              Thursday, 6 April 2017

Media Enquiries: 

Siphesihle Dube
Spokesperson for the Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant
Cell: 084 233 3811
Tel: 021 483 8954
Fax: 021 483 2217