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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 Theology wants to serve churches better

The Faculty of Theology at the University of the Free State (UFS) recently approached Prof. Dons Kritzinger, previously from the University of Pretoria, to do an investigation on how this faculty can render a service to a wider group of churches in the Free State and Northern Cape. According to Prof. Kritzinger, the faculty must deliberately reach out to more churches. “The faculty can offer a lot; however, not many people know about it,” said Prof. Kritzinger. Prof. François Tolmie, Dean of the UFS Faculty of Theology said the faculty would thoroughly discuss Prof. Kritzinger’s report and on these grounds they would launch new actions. At Prof. Kritzinger’s feedback discussion were front, from the left: Prof. Kritzinger and Prof. Tolmie; back: Prof. Rian Venter from the Department of Systematic Theology at the UFS.
Photo: Leonie Bolleurs

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