Transport Minister to release the preliminary report on the 2018 Easter Road Safety Campaign

16 April 2018 | Department of Transport


Gauteng: Transport Minister, Dr. Bonginkosi Blade Nzimande, will be releasing the preliminary report on the 2018 Easter Road Safety Campaign on Tuesday, 17 April 2018 in Cape Town.


The Minister’s preliminary report will give an overview of joint multi-faceted law enforcement, education and awareness operations undertaken over the Easter period throughout the country and a comparison and analysis of the successes and shortcomings of the campaign.


Over 18 900 law-enforcement officers countrywide had been deployed through the Department and the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) over the long weekend particularly on hazardous routes to ensure the safety of road users.


However, even with traffic volumes having normalised, the message of road safety still continues as part of the Department’s 365 Days Road Safety initiative.


Minister Nzimande will be joined during the briefing by the MECs for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison as well as authorities and officials responsible for road safety, traffic and law enforcement in the country.

The details of the media briefing are as follows:

Date:Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Time:11h30 for 12H00

Venue:Imbizo Media Centre, GCIS, Parliament, Cape Town.


NB: Members of the media in Gauteng will be able to participate in the briefing via a video link connecting GCIS media centre (Tshedimosetso House) to Cape Town media centre.


Directions to GCIS offices in Pretoria: 1035 cnr Frances Baard and Festival Street, GCIS Building, Tshedimosetso House, Hatfield, Pretoria


Members of the media attending the briefing are requested to confirm their attendance with Tshegofatso Maake on 063 281 9453 or email maaket@dot.gov.za/ Luthando Ngilana on 071 680 3445 or email luthandon@rtmc.co.za 


 

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