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Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula releases 2020 festive season statistics

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula speaking at the opening of the Rail Traffic Control Centre in Cape Town

The Transport Department is expected to release the 2020 festive season road statistics. There was a 5.7 percent decline in road deaths and an 8 percent decline in crashes during the first part of the holiday period.

Fikile Mbalula

At least 700 people lost their lives on our roads from between 1 and 20 December.

The department held a number of roadblocks during the festive season to enforce road safety.

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Source: eNCA