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2012-09-05 11:57

A WARNING TO ALL DRIVERS AND PEDESTRIANS: A new series of videos forms part of a government "scared straight" campaign to highlight road safety.

Cape Town - 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 1
Crash witness August 2012 Video 2

The video below shows three different accidents ranging from reckless pedestrians to irresponsible drivers.

The first shows a group of people attempting to cross a busy intersection with tragic consequences. The second shows why maintain safe following distance and speed is advisable as a bakkie slams into traffic.

The third shows why breaking down or stopping on a bend is inadvisable as a speeding car crashes into a stopped vehicle,

Watch the video below:

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