Overload control facility saves roads – and lives

Extensive overloading of trucks on the N2 restricted by dedicated staff who weigh and check trucks for road-worthiness.  The Eteza Traffic Control Centre on the N2 in northern KwaZulu-Natal is helping curb the overloading of trucks that has resulted in a marked deterioration in ..
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R75 Section 1 rehabilitation reaches half-way mark

Work on one of Nelson Mandela Bay’s primary arterial roads expected to be finished next year.  The South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited (SANRAL) announced that the R75 Section 1 rehabilitation and safety measurement improvements project currently taking place ..
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Safety overhaul for R31 crossings

Significant upgrades are under way just outside Kimberley.  The South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited (SANRAL) has recently started construction on the upgrading of the three major intersections on the R31 Main Road, between Barkly West and Landbou Road.   The intersections ..
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Linking the Platinum Belt to South Africa

Upgrades to the R34 will be an economic enabler and is empowering local communities. The rehabilitation of the R34 national road from Schweizer-Reneke to Vryburg will bring the benefits of a smoother, safer, comfortable and less ..
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Businesses close to busy road pose a hazard

SANRAL is concerned about safety risks for users and communities after encroachment of illegal hawkers and land invaders along busy road.  The upgrading of the R573 Moloto Road brings jobs, training and opportunities to local businesses in Gauteng, Mpumalanga and ..
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Huguenot Tunnel temporarily closed

Motorists should expect delays while travelling on the N1 between Paarl and Worcester, due to the temporary closure of the Huguenot Tunnel. The South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited (SANRAL) advises motorists to expect delays while travelling ..
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Why do pedestrians brave death to cross freeways?

SANRAL-facilitated research provides greater understanding of road user behaviour that will be used to increase safety.  Research conducted on the Cape Town freeway network is shining more light on why pedestrians cross busy highways, braving the potential danger of being involved in ..
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Taking road safety to schools and homes

SANRAL works with experts, education and local authorities to develop educational materials and implement programme.  Teachers and parents across the country will soon have access to innovative teaching aids that will enable them to convey vital road safety messages at ..
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