2012 Western Cape crash video 1

2012-09-05 11:57

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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  • christo.stone - 2012-09-05 12:44

    Survival of the fittest at it's best.

  • mogo.naut - 2012-09-05 15:45

    Dafuq was that?!

  • aaron.radebe.1 - 2012-09-06 12:02

    How has this got anything to do with speeding? Are they trying to say we should all drive at 40km/h in case some complete idiot might be pushing a cart across a highway at night? If that person survived, I hope he was prosecuted to the full extent of the law and made to answer civil claims for the damage he/she/it caused.

  • Duaanvdh - 2012-09-06 13:56

    The campaign is to highlight the dangers of reckless driving??? So what they are trying to say is if I put a rock in the middle of a highway at night, and a driver hits it, flips the car and dies, I won't get into trouble because the main problem was that driver was driving recklessly and not the fact that I put an object in the road... That is logic at its best! They should have aimed this campaign at pedestrians not abiding to the law! There are reasons why it's illegal to walk on a highway or why you should cross at a zebra crossing.

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