Limpopo MEC for Transport and Community Safety, Florence Radzilani on Tuesday officially launched the Easter Long Weekend Road Safety Campaign. The launch, which was in three phases, took place in the Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality, within the Sekhukhune District.

The day began with a meeting with the Pedi-Mamone Royal Council, under the leadership of Kgoši Mampuru Mampuru IV.

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MEC Radzilani later joined Law Enforcement Operation on the road before heading to the Jane Furse Sports Complex.

“Road fatalities just like gender-based violence, crime and corruption are indeed a societal matter,” said MEC Radzilani.

“Our choice of venue is occasioned by the resistance to the occurrence of road fatalities in this district. As I stand before you in our group of a few hundred, I am also addressing the millions of other road users who will be travelling on our roads during this Easter long weekend.

“As we are approaching this long weekend, a period infatuated by intense travelling, by people going on holiday, and family gatherings. We expect an increased presence of vehicles on our provincial roads.”

Florence Radzilani on Tuesday officially launched the Easter Long Weekend Road Safety Campaign.
MEC Florence Radzilani during a briefing at Pedi-Mamone Royal Council on Tuesday

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“As the Department of Roads and Transport in the province, we will be placing our best personnel. to ensure maximum visibility on our roads. This democratic government has rolled out a colossal infrastructure programme and built world-class roads that must best serve its people.

“It is our firm view that road deaths are preventable and will not happen if all adhere to the road safety regulations. Those who will be undertaking long trips during this period must observe occasional rest and make sure that their vehicles are roadworthy.”