More than 1,600 road deaths have been recorded over the festive season.
This presents a 14% increase from the previous.
Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula released the festive season road traffic statistics for 2021 on Tuesday.
The human factor contributed to 79% of fatal crashes, road factors contributed to 11% and vehicle failures contributed to 10%.
More than 600 drivers were arrested for speeding over 190KM/H.
A total of 1 685 fatalities were recorded over this festive period which is a 14% increase on the previous period. pic.twitter.com/BIQA7v8rBC
— FIKILE MBALULA | MR FIX (@MbalulaFikile) January 18, 2022
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