Fo­cus on child ro­ad sa­fe­ty

Mossel Bay Advertiser - - News -

Du­ring Oc­to­ber the De­part­ment of Trans­port and Pu­blic Works will fo­cus on child ro­ad sa­fe­ty.

This fo­cus will in­clu­des ro­ad sa­fe­ty talks at s­chools and it will de­al with se­at­belt com­pli­an­ce, le­ar­ner trans­port o­pe­ra­ti­ons and scho­lar pa­trol au­dits and trai­ning.

“Com­pre­hen­si­ve ro­ad sa­fe­ty e­du­ca­ti­on for child­ren re­qui­res the in­vol­vement of traf­fic of­fi­cers, pa­rents, te­a­chers and ot­her a­dults in a com­mu­ni­ty.

“To­get­her, we can set a good ex­am­ple for child­ren by con­sis­tent­ly ad­her­ing to the ru­les of the ro­ad,” Pro­vin­ci­al traf­fic chief,

De­part­ment of Trans­port and Pu­blic Works, Ken­ny A­fri­ca said in a press re­le­a­se.

This fol­lows news that a to­tal of 24 mo­to­ris­ts we­re ar­res­ted for al­le­ge­d­ly dri­ving un­der the in­flu­en­ce of al­co­hol du­ring the past wee­kend. Three of them we­re ar­res­ted in Mos­sel Bay. Six mo­to­ris­ts we­re ar­res­ted in the Ge­or­ge ser­vi­ce a­rea, four in V­re­den­burg, three in S­wel­len­dam, two in Wor­ces­ter, two in Ca­le­don, two in So­mer­set West, one in Knys­na, and one in Oudts­hoorn.

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