The Minister of Transport, Mr Joe Maswanganyi and the Deputy Minister Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga, will conduct road safety education, awareness and law enforcement activities at the Wanderers taxi rank in the Johannesburg CBD on Tuesday, 11 April 2017.
The visit forms part of the Department of Transport’s 2017 Easter Road Safety Campaign and it comes ahead of the long Easter weekend.
During this period South Africans are expected to travel long distances to different destinations.
The aim of the visit is to drive the road safety education, awareness and enforcement ahead of the long weekend. Minister and Deputy Minister’s activities will focus on passengers specifically on their role to be alert, active participants through-out their journey and watch-out for symptoms of fatigue on their drivers.
The passenger’s role is to ensure that the driver does not use the mobile phone and does not take or be given alcohol but water whilst driving.
The details of the Minister and Deputy Minister’s road safety activations are as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Venue: Wanderers Taxi Rank
Members of the media attending the event are requested to confirm their attendance with Tshegofatso Maake on 072 91 91168 or 063 281 9453 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Inquiries: Mr Ishmael Mnisi 072 566 0827