More than 1,600 road deaths have been recorded over the festive season. This presents a 14% increase from the previous. Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula released the festive season road traffic statistics for 2021 on Tuesday. The human factor contributed to 79% of fatal crashes, road factors contributed to 11% and vehicle failures contributed to 10%. More than 600 drivers were arrested for speeding over 190KM/H.