Arrive Alive

Scholar Patrol - Composition and Procedure

1. IMPLEMENTATION

  • As laid down by the Road Traffic Act (Act 93 of 1996), section 57.5, scholars and students (learners) can be organized into patrols (known as scholar patrols) in order to display a stop sign in the prescribed manner (SADCRTSM 11/97, section 2.8) so that the safety of pedestrians crossing a public street or road can be ensured.
  • It is a function of provinces to support the establishment of scholar patrols where there is a need and where it is demanded by circumstances.
  • Where needed, and when requested by school principals and/or recommended by traffic authorities, the aid and assistance of the relevant province should be given to assist with the functioning of scholar patrols.
  • The province arranges insurance cover against collisions and claims resulting from events occurring during the legal functioning of scholar patrols.
  • Equipment and guidelines for the implementation and functioning of scholar patrols is provided by the province.

 

Loading...

Search Road Safety Articles

Latest Pages

Safe driving in the mountains / mountain passes

Safe driving in the mountains / mountain passes

Introduction With a rather extensive road network across South Africa drivers are bound to traverse across mountains and mountain passes at some time. Even though this may be an exhilarating experience, we often find drivers behind the wheel without the necessary experience and awareness of the unique

Read More

Safe Driving and Towing a Trailer Safely

Safe Driving and Towing a Trailer Safely

Introduction to trailers and safer driving in South Africa In many recent crash reports, a trailer is found somewhere on or near the crash scene. Surveys confirm that many trailer owners are not fully aware of the safest method of towing cargo. We need to recognize that safety information is important

Read More

MasterDrive and Road Safety

MasterDrive and Road Safety

MasterDrive is a result-driven, driver training organisation that engages with and assists companies in managing driver risk interventions. The company was established in 1999 and became part of the RAC Group (established in 1997). By 2008 MasterDrive expanded its field of operation to cover the African

Read More

Safety from Fire at our Homes

Safety from Fire at our Homes

Emergency personnel have to respond to fires at homes and informal settlements across South Africa. In the bitterly cold winter weather, the risk of injury from fire significantly increases. We received safety information from both ER24 and the KZN Emergency services on how to protect ourselves from

Read More

Safety, Prevention and Treatment from Burns

Safety, Prevention and Treatment from Burns

Burns in South Africa: Who is at risk? There is a high incidence of burn injuries in South Africa. The root causes of this need to be addressed, but simply being aware of the risks is enough to increase vigilance and prevention. Burns are extremely painful, often life-threatening injuries that

Read More

Burns and Treatment of Burns - Frequently asked Questions

Burns and Treatment of Burns - Frequently asked Questions

On the Arrive Alive website, we share important information on safety from a fire at our homes as well as the Safety from Burns and Burn Wounds. There are, however, always some questions the public will rise to gain more information on the treatment of a variety of burns. These questions may be

Read More

Load More Pages

Partners

View All