WATCH: Advanced driving lessons for Gauteng taxi drivers

The Gauteng transport department is planning to take taxi drivers in the province for advanced driving lessons. It hopes this will reduce road carnage and make them more courteous. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The Gauteng transport department is planning to take taxi drivers in the province for advanced driving lessons.

The department hopes this will reduce road carnage and make them more courteous.

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Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Jacob Mamabolo says the launch of the project is next month where the smart driving campaign will be unveiled.

"Coming out of the provincial taxi summit with the taxi industry last year in July, we took this decision to say let's prioritise the lives of our people, make sure that we save lives by taking drivers on an advance driving, defensive driving which we call smart driving," Mamabolo said.

 

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