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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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FS academic receives prestigious award

'n Akademikus van die Universiteit van die Vrystaat (UV), dr. Adri Beylefeld, is die trotse ontvanger van die 2009 Hoëronderwys Leer en Onderrig-toekenning . Sy is een van vier kandidate uit 48 dwarsoor Suid-Afrika wat vir die toekenning gekies is. Sy sal haar toekenning, wat 'n prysgeld van R15000 beloop, by die jaarlikse kongres van die Hoëronderwys Leer en Onderrigvereniging van Suider-Afrika (HELTASA) ontvang, wat vanaf 25-27 November 2009 by die Universiteit van Johannesburg gehou word. Die prysgeld sal in 'n navorsingsrekening van die UV inbetaal word. Dr. Beylefeld is 'n senior lektor in die Fakulteit Opvoedkunde.
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