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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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Head of sport is team coach for SA athletes in Benin.

Mr DB Prinsloo.

A great honour as befallen the new Director of KovsieSport at the University of the Free State (UFS), Mr DB Prinsloo. He has been appointed by Athletics South Africa as the team coach of the South African team that will take part in the XVIII AAC Africa Senior Athletics Championships.

The championsips will take place in Porto Novo in Benin from 26 June to 1 July 2012. The team departed on 24 June.

“It is an honour and a privilege to be the part of this top team from South Africa as the coach,” says Mr Prinlsoo.

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