As the festive season nears, South African's will be heading off in their vehicles to visit family and friends all over the country. Santam cautions South Africa to be careful on the roads this season and has offered a number of safety and preparation tips ahead of the festive road rush.
'About 57% of all road accidents in South Africa are caused by human error, but diligent and careful driving can help reduce the number of serious or minor injuries and deaths on our roads this season. It is important to consider the effect of long distance driving, not only on the car but on the driver as well,' says Shehnaz Somers, head of personal lines underwriting at Santam.
The following is a list of safe driving tips compiled by Santam:
Before your trip:
Please all be safe on the roads this festive season.
The BodyTechnique Team