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Be a law-abiding road-rule citizen these holidays
Follow the rules of the road to be safe.

Road crashes are a major cause of deaths globally, and particularly during the March-April holidays in South Africa. Therefore, abiding by the rules of the road serves to curb the high number of fatalities and is highly recommended. We urge all staff and students to take caution on the roads to ensure a safe return to the campuses next term.

According to Arrive Alive, some of the leading accident causes include drunk driving, failure to wear seatbelts, driver inexperience, driver fatigue, distracted driving and walking, as well as bravado. Be sure to avoid this at all cost.

Obeying the rules of the road saves lives. In 2016, Arrive Alive partnered with the UFS BSafe Campaign to educate students on becoming more responsible drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. For more road safety tips, visit the Arrive Alive website here.

Mawande Mateza, Human Movement Science student, has five simple tips on how to stay safe on the road these holidays – courtesy of Protection Services.

Check out the video below.

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Faculty of Law receives Labour Law students

As part of its celebrations of “A Century of Jurisprudence”, the Faculty at Law of the University of the Free State (UFS) recently presented an alumni breakfast for Labour Law students on the Main Campus. The faculty is proud of the fact that many of the Free State community's labour law experts were educated at this faculty. Attending the occasion were, from the left: Prof. Voet du Plessis, Head of the Department of Mercantile Law, Ms Anita Lombard, Executive Officer of the UVPersu Personnel Union on campus and an alumnus, Mr Sello Letawana, who completed the Advanced Course in Labour Law in 2008, and Ms Nthabiseng Makitikiti, a Qwaqwa labour law student. A Labour Law Alumni was also founded at this occasion.
Photo: Leonie Bolleurs

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