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2012-09-05 11:57

RECKLESS BEHAVIOUR HAS ITS CONSEQUENCES: Above shows the moment a reckless pedestrian is struck by a driver. The video forms part of a government "scared straight" campaign to highlight road safety.

In December 2011 we reported on the Western Cape's Safely Home campaign launching a series of videos showing crashes and road accidents in the province.

The aim of the campaign was to highlight the dangers of reckless driving in the Cape. Since its launch, the videos has garnered nearly 400 000 views online.

In September 2012 the Cape Transport and Public Works will be launching its next series of videos as part of its government viral safety campaign.

Click on the links to view the videos:
Crash witness August 2012 Video 2
Crash witness August 2012 Video 3

In the video below you can see a person pushing what appears to be a heavily laden trolley uphill on a high speed location (possibly De Vaal drive, Cape Town?).

There are so many things wrong with this video: Why was he/she pushing the trolley in such a dangerous location? Why were they not hurrying across the road?

Sadly the video reaches its inevitable conclusion when a passing driver knocks the victim across the road.

Watch the video below:

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