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Rustenburg - North West traffic officers will be visible on the roads and not hide behind trees to trap motorists during the Easter weekend, MEC Gaoage Molapise said on Thursday.

“Our people are perishing, parents are losing their children…Our roads are painted with blood of our beloved ones because of stubbornness, selfishness, impatient and bad attitude. This has to come to an end and it must be today,” he said.

He said motorists found on the wrong side of the law, would be dealt with harshly and locked behind bars.

Molapisi handed over three child safety seats to parents travelling with their children, during the launched of the Easter Arrive Alive.

Last year, seven people were killed in North West during Easter holidays, nationally 193 people were killed, 48 few than in 2013.

African News Agency