Service Delivery

City Ensures Safety During Easter Holiday

The city’s Roads & Stormwater department is ready for easter holidays.

In ensuring the safety of the motorists and pedestrians, the city has done all the necessary work on road infrastructure. According to the Head of Department, Sizwe Cele the department has done all that’s necessary for ensuring safety during the Easter holidays and beyond. “in support of the national arrive alive campaign we have done all the necessary work on our road infrastructure to ensure safety during this holidays. We have marked our roads, patched potholes and replaced faded road signs to improve visibility on our roads.” Said Cele.

Motorists are encouraged to follow the rules below

  • Rest before travel. While on the road, stop every two hours or 200km to stretch, and get fresh air.
  • Put all non-essential electronic devices away. If you are driving with a cell phone, use it only when you have to, not when you want to. Don’t text and drive.
  • Ensure everyone in the vehicle wears their seatbelt, drives to the conditions of the road and obeys all the rules of the road.
  • Be courteous to other drivers.
  • The speed limit is not a target to be attained. Respect it.
  • Don’t overtake when it is illegal or unsafe to do so.

The city encourages its residents to report all road-related issues through our call centre on 0860 543 000/ or via My CoE App.