Minister, RTMC sign road-safety pact

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IOL mot pic apr3 Dipuo Peters INDEPENDENT MEDIA Transport minister Dipuo Peters said the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) would receive a R12.5 billion cash boost from government this year. Picture: Oupa Mokoena

Johannesburg - Transport minister Dipuo Peters has signed a road safety agreement with the Road Traffic Management Corporation's board.

One of the functions and responsibilities of the agreement was to reduce road fatalities, Peters said on Thursday in Johannesburg.

"We are confident that our vision to create an entity that is well governed and well regarded to assume its role as a lead agency on road safety issues will be a reality and come to fruition.

"We need to make sure we can keep our roads safe," Peters said.


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