03/12/2013. Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters speaks during a press breafing on the first day of e-tolling in Midrand. 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.


We’ll have more details as they become available