Shocking state of many SA roads a deadly menace | Cape Times

Many accidents are the result of human error - speeding, drunk driving, etc.

2020-02-18 10:02:00 PM

OPINION: Shocking state of many SA roads a deadly menace, writes UCT student Yonela Mlambo

Many accidents are the result of human error - speeding, drunk driving, etc.

Our bad roads can be blamed on the government’s tender system for services - in this case, for road building and maintenance; the tender system is the midwife for major corruption involving politicians and big business.A tender to build a road is approved and awarded to a certain construction company that never completes the job, for which the company is hardly held accountable for not fulfilling its contract.

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