Traffic volumes set to increase

JOHANNESBURG - Traffic volumes are set to increase once again in the coming days as holidaymakers prepare to return home.

Police and traffic officials are planning to be on high alert to try curb accidents on the country's major routes.

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The N3 Toll Concession says over 1,500 vehicles passed through the Mooi River Toll Plaza headed for Johannesburg, between 1 pm and 2 pm on Thursday.

JMPD Spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said traffic has already been increasing on the N3 from KZN, the N1 from Limpopo, the N12 from NW and tolls from the Free State

The JMPD are anticipating traffic volumes to peak over the weekend.

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Minnaar stated there would be freeway patrols every 15km and roadworthy tests to check the cars and drivers are able to drive safely

He asked that drivers be patient, be cautious and to follow the rules of the road.


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