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MEDIA ALERT DATE: Tuesday, 08 January 2019 TO: ALL Media ATTENTION: News Ed...

MEDIA ALERT

DATE: Tuesday, 08 January 2019

TO: ALL Media

ATTENTION: News Editors/ Transport Reporters

For immediate use

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TRANSPORT MINISTER DR BLADE NZIMANDE TO RELEASE FESTIVE SEASON ROAD SAFETY REPORT

The Minister of Transport, Dr. Blade Nzimande, will officially release the preliminary


Festive Season Road Safety Report on Friday, 11 January 2019 at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) in Kwa Zulu-Natal.

The preliminary Festive Season Road Safety report will cover the period from the 1st December 2018 to the 8th January 2019.

Minister Nzimande will be joined by MECs for Transport and Community Safety in the provinces, Board Chairpersons and CEOs of Transport entities, key transport stakeholders and senior government officials.

When Minister Nzimande released the Mid-Festive Season Road Safety Report on 20th December 2018, a total 767 fatalities had been recorded, indicating a 16% increase on the same period in 2017.

Members of the media are invited to the briefing and the details are as follows:

Date: Friday, 11 January 2019

Time: 09H30 for 10H00

Venue: International Convention Centre, Durban (Kwa Zulu-Natal)

Members of the media attending the briefing are requested to confirm their attendance with Sam Monareng on 073 491 3382 or monarens@dot.gov.za or Tshegofatso Maake on 063 2819 453 or maaket@dot.gov.za.

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Issued by:

National Department of Transport

Inquiries: Mr Ishmael Mnisi

072 5660 827