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JOBURG - Many South Africans utilise public transport on a daily basis and security company ADT urges residents to stay safe when using these services.
In its latest National Household Travel Survey, Statistics South Africa puts the percentage of working South Africans (above the age of 15) who use public transport to reach their place of work at an estimated 40 percent.
ADT Inland Region general manager Theunis Kotze said, “As with most aspects of life, there are basic tips and suggestions that commuters should keep in mind in order to not fall prey to criminals while they are travelling on public transport.”
Kotze and ADT suggest the following safety precautions when using public transport:
Sandton Police Station: 011-722-4200
Bramley Police Station: 011-445-4100
Fire and ambulance emergencies – 10177 (landline) or 112 (cellphone).