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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Fences erected to make freeways safer

SANRAL takes steps to enhance traffic and pedestrian safety on the N2 and N3 in KwaZulu-Natal.  To prevent the further unnecessary loss of lives, vandal-proof fences are being erected at additional vulnerable sections of the N3 and N2 ..
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Embracing technology for safer roads

Randall Cable, Western Cape Regional Manager, writes that all stakeholders must play a proactive role in road safety.  Technology is changing society in so many ways and we must intensify our search for more technological solutions when addressing ..
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Technology is changing behaviour towards speeding

‘Average speed’ system encourages adherence to limits on the nation’s roads.  The introduction of innovative technology to curb speeding on major highways has resulted in a significant reduction in contraventions.   Average Speed over Distance – Asod – is a growing global trend ..
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Road safety starts with parents

Education and good examples play a vital role in influencing safe road behaviour among children from an early age. Children are easily influenced while young and parents should take advantage of this to teach them road ..
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