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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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Centre for Estate Planning Law receives sponsorship from BoE Trust Ltd.


The Centre for Estate Planning Law in the Faculty of Law at the University of the Free State (UFS) recently received a sponsorship from BoE Trust Ltd. The sponsorship of R50 000 per year, will enable the centre to extend its activities, especially in the fields of research and further training in the practice orientated aspects of estate planning. Here are, from the left: Prof. Elizabeth Snyman-Van Deventer (Head of the Centre for Estate Planning Law at the UFS), Prof. Johan Henning (Dean of the Faculty of Law at the UFS), Adv. Louis van Vuren (BoE Trust Ltd.) and Mr Franklin Dikgale (BoE Trust Ltd.).
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