19 August 2014
Western Cape MEC of Transport and Public
Works Donald Grant in a statement said that National Minister of Transport
Dipuo Peters has not come up with a long term solution to curb road deaths, and
develop a safe and effective public transport.
This as Minister Peters gave a speech at
the Global Road Safety Partnership Africa Summit where she focused on the draft
new Scholar Transport policy to be available soon.
Ministerial Spokesperson Siphesihle Dube
said Minister Peters has the opportunity to lead from
the front against the scourge that is killing at least 17 000 people annually,
nearly 3000 of them our children.
require more than lip service to road safety with her recent speech indicating
that she has not yet risen to this challenge. I sincerely hope she does, and
soon, as South Africa’s children are paying a very high price indeed Grant
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