With the Easter holiday season under way, the Automobile Association (AA) has warned motorists that roads would again be busier. An increase in traffic volumes almost always results in an increase in fatalities on the country’s roads, and the AA says it is urging motorists to be vigilant while driving. More than 1,700 people died on South African roads over the 2016-17 December holiday period, another reminder of the dangers of driving on the country’s roads during festive breaks Roads may be even more congested as travellers enjoy a long weekend, with April 14 and April 17 being public holidays. April 17 may be especially busy as holiday makers return in time for the new school term, which begins on April 18. The AA says traffic volumes on all SA’s major routes are expected to increase, especially on the N3 and the N1 and N2 to Cape Town. "It is important that any motorists who are planning to be on the country’s roads during these times are aware that there may be heavier-than-nor...

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