As many South Africans make their way to different destinations these Easter holidays, the United Democratic Movement (UDM) calls on drivers to be vigilant, cautious and obey road signs. They must ensure that travellers reach their destination safe. Motorists must curb roads rage. The drivers and passengers are urged to always exercise patience and be considerate of other road users.
Pedestrians must also abide by the law and rather use bridges or areas marked for them to cross highways; they must also not jay-walk while under influence.
Let there be no injuries and fatalities as we had witnessed in the past years. The scourge of deaths on roads can be stopped if all road users understand that there is no need for over excitement during holidays.
The UDM also calls for visibility of law enforcement officials – it is their job to ensure that road users are safe.
Owners must ensure that their vehicles are roadworthy.
The UDM take this opportunity to wish well all those who observe Easter and those who are due for a period of respite, should come back rested.
UDM also extends the message of condolences to the family and friends of those who were involved in a bus accident that took place in Ngcobo today. Those in hospital, we wish you a speedy recovery.
Mr Bongani Msomi
UDM Secretary General