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13 December 2019 | Story Valentino Ndaba | Photo iStock
safety, road safety
Safety comes first, fun festive second.

Safety never takes a holiday. The University of the Free State’s Department of Protection Services wishes the Kovsie community happy and safe holidays.

Heed these tips when travelling, away on holiday or in the street.

  • Be aware of your surroundings and any suspicious-looking persons or behaviour (especially in queues);
  • Report any suspicious behaviour or activity to the central security on-site or the South African Police Services;
  • Be alert when leaving shopping centres. Should you suspect that you are being followed, drive to the nearest police station;
  • Jamming devices are frequently used by criminals, so ensure that your vehicle is locked by physically checking it before leaving;
  • All valuables must be safely stowed away in the boot or under the seats in order to avoid smash and grab incidents;
  • Do not leave your handbags or valuables unattended while shopping; and
  • Obey the rules of the road and carry your driver’s licence with you.Happy holidays! Enter 2020 safe and secure!

Happy holidays! Enter 2020 safe and secure!

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