More than 1 000 people have been killed on South African highways and national roads since the start of the festive season on December 1. Annually – the Medical Science Research Council – estimates that the carnage on the roads are more than 18 000 with another 150 000 being injured and a significant percentage paralysed. The South African authorities have implemented heavy policing and strict regulations in an attempt to minimise the death toll. Subry Govender filed this report for Radio Deutsche Welle on December 29 2016 about the road carnage that is causing concern to all role players………. .