MEC visits Mbombela Plaza Taxi Rank

Ahead of the Easter weekend, Public Works, Roads and Transport MEC, Mandla Ndlovu visited the Mbombela Plaza Taxi Rank on Monday.

This is part of the Road Safety Awareness Campaign that seeks to ensure rules of the road are adhered to at all times. “We agreed as a department to raise awareness to drivers prior the long weekend. They should always prioritise the passengers’ safety and be aware that speed kills. We call on them to avoid speed, overloading and make sure passengers arrive to their destinations,” said Ndlovu.

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While interacting with passengers, Ndlovu said he was pleased to get positive feedback. “As much as passengers are satisfied, they did raise a few concerns which include visibility and traffic congestion which we will look into. The aim is to have have zero fatalities because one death, is one too many,” said the MEC.

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