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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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VISTA students lay down ethical code

Almost 80 law students from the University of the Free State’s (UFS) Vista Campus laid down the Ethical Code of the Faculty of Law. During the ceremony were, from the left: Dimakatsho Molefe, Prof Johan Henning (Dean of the Faculty of Law), Gerson Bouwer and Elias Mantso; middle: Thabo Mphore, Thabang Kompi, Ms Shirley Hyland (lecturer at the UFS Department of Mercantile Law) and Dineo Qheku, back: Teboho Ntshewana, Kitso Mokhotsi and Patrick Maxaka. The students are members of the Juridical Society of the Vista Campus.
Photo: Supplied

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