Staff, 2022-09-24 03:00:09,
The Gauteng Traffic Police urges drivers to be cautious ahead of the Heritage Day weekend as some main highways are already experiencing congestion.
PUBLIC HOLIDAY WEEKEND CONGESTS MAJOR ROADS
Many motorists and those going on holiday are expected to travel to various destinations due to the Heritage Day weekend.
Some will be spending time with their families and friends during this period, said Gauteng Traffic Police spokesperson Sello Maremane.
“Major roads exiting and leading to the Gauteng province are expected to be heavily congested, starting from Friday, 23 September and again on Sunday 25 September.”
LOOK OUT FOR THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS AND ROUTES
- The N3 from Johannesburg to Durban
- The N12 from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom
- The N1 from Pretoria to Polokwane
- The N4 from Pretoria to Rustenburg
- The N4 from Pretoria to Mpumalanga
“We urge all categories of road users, namely, drivers, passengers, motorcyclists, cyclists and pedestrians to remain vigilant at all times when using our roads during this period,” said Maremane.
The Gauteng Traffic Police will be on high alert during this period and motorists should expect a series of road safety operations, said Maremane.
Maremane says this is in order to save the lives of road users.
“[This] will lead a series of road safety activations and…
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