The United Democratic Movement (UDM) calls on all road users to be dependable, cautious, restrained and to submit to the law, saying numerous mishaps are avoidable.
The Movement Secretary General Bongani Msomi said in an announcement the nation can’t keep losing their lives in view of unroadworthy vehicles, over-burdening, plastered driving and jaywalking.
“The periods of December and January see the busiest time on our highways and byways with everybody eager to travel, have a fabulous time and visit friends and family at home. We are cheerful that this fervor won’t be stopped pointlessly with wounds and death toll,” said Msomi.
Msomi clarifies that as the happy season approaches, UDM fears the yearly increment in road wounds and fatalities amid this period; particularly since we have just observed some shocking mishaps, especially in the Eastern Cape, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, and the bubbly season isn’t yet going all out.
“We can’t keep losing lives because of the troublemaking and sick teach; particularly as a result of unroadworthy vehicles, over-burdening, inebriated driving and jaywalking,” said Msomi.
“We likewise trust that the experts won’t be permissive on the individuals who violate the law and put lives in danger, particularly long-distance drivers who over-burden their vehicles. Law enforcement officials must ensure that they are constantly noticeable,” said Msomi.