A long distance road trip is a whole different beast to other kinds of driving, and Charl Grobler, the manager of marketing and product planning at Suzuki South Africa, shared his expert tips on staying safe on the roads over the holidays.
Driving safely over the holidays, especially over long distances, can be challenging on South Africa’s notoriously dangerous roads. Says Business Tech, “Transport related injuries – including road deaths – are one of the 10 biggest killers in the country.”
Charl Grobler, the manager of marketing and product planning at Suzuki South Africa, says that this is in part because there are a vast number of unroadworthy cars on the highway, with worn out tyres and no registration, amongst other issues. However, long trips are dangerous for a variety of reasons. Charl talks through the main dangers you face over the holiday and ways to stay safe on the road.
Just in case you forgot, here are the key roles for everyone in the car…
Keep yourself and your passengers entertained on the drive to your holiday destination. Download our family car games book and enjoy great fun with the family. while you are on the road.
Keep safe on the South African roads. Download our Guide to Road Safety for expert tips and advice to help you and your loved ones have many safe and happy kilometers in your car.