Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says more traffic officers are needed on the country’s roads because of the growing number of cars using the thousands of kilometres of tarmac.
The Easter weekend road safety death toll has decreased by 48% as compared to last year.
The two new trains launched in Cape Town recently, which are hoped to lessen the transport burden for commuters, are expected to be operational within the next three months.
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says the reviewed Taxi Recapitalisation Programme that followed the damning report by the Public Protector will help government in rooting out illegal taxis.
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says he is impressed that Easter Weekend crash fatalities have decreased by 40% on the country’s roads compared to 2018.