Everyone wants safer roads and better drivers in SA, but more legislation and regulation is not the way to achieve this goal. Government at all levels has proved repeatedly that it is unable to ensure adherence to existing laws, so adding new regulations will not help. Proper application of what is already in place is the obvious answer.

Complete disregard for existing legislation and regulations are evident from the way in which some minibus taxis use SA roads. Collectively, the drivers of some of these taxis are the worst offenders on our roads. However, nothing happens in this instance, as it seems that the SA government fears taxi bosses...

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