56 learners from 12 Western
Cape high schools will be competing for top honours in the provincial safety
debate competition at the University of Cape Town tomorrow.
The competition will be hosted
by the Department of Transport and Public Works and the UCT Township Debating
The Department hopes this
event will help raise road awareness among high school students.
The Department’s Communication
Officer Byron la Hoe said the competition utilizes the World School Style
“This innovative participatory
education approach to road safety awareness encourages young pedestrians,
cyclists, motorcyclists, novice drivers and passengers to become responsible
road users,” La Hoe added.
He concluded by saying the
five best debaters will go on to represent the Western Cape at the national
road safety debate competition in Gauteng from 5 to 9 October 2015.
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