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RAF & Transport Dept to promote road safety

The road accident fund took the residents through the services they provide in assisting people.

FILE: The focus this month is child pedestrian safety. Picture: Vumani Mkhize/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The Road Accident Fund (RAF) and the Western Cape Department of Transport are working together to promote safety on roads.

Western Cape Minister for Transport and Public Works Donald Grant and the road accident fund addressed residents in Mfeleni today, raising awareness around road safety.

The road accident fund took the residents through the services they provide in assisting people in claiming in the event of a road accident.

Spokesperson Sipesihle Dube says, "Our focus this month is child pedestrian safety and we spoke about the plight of children who are the most vulnerable category in the pedestrians' category."

An interactive map released by the Western Cape Government shows that of the 191 children killed on the roads in the province in 2013, a staggering 127 of them were 10 years old or younger when they were killed.

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