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Reckless driving in SA: More than 11 000 believe their skills are adequate, 'it's the rest that are the problem' on our roads - poll

2018-07-19 09:29

Khaya Dondolo

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More than 14 000 people were killed on South African roads last year with 90% of crashes due to human error, reports the AA.

Carte Blanche recently aired an episode, titled "How's my driving", which looked at the role SA motorists play in the dangerous state of our roads. We've included the full video at the end of this article.

While assuming individual responsibility for the state of the roads is a popular topic amongst road safety pundits, it is not one that receives as much attention as what the role of government and law enforcement does.

How's your driving?

We asked readers to rate their driving skills and alarmingly, more than 10% in our poll admitted to being reckless on the road.

Only 16% believe they need advance driving skills which can aid in avoiding dangerous situations.

Click on the image for the full article: Full video below the infographic

Watch Carte Blanche's video below:

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