Family Day

It was usually a customary act that employees would take off what was known as Easter Monday as well, to lengthen their easter weekend getaway with family and loved ones.

In 2005 the day was made an official public holiday and renamed to Family day, which if one looks at what the day was largely used for, it makes perfect sense.

The day therefore is a day to spend solely with the family, with the people you love and take part in awesome activities that are enjoyable for the entire family.

The public holiday sees many people returning from family holidays and long weekends and sadly becomes quite chaotic. South Africa’s traffic department and Government spends millions each year on advertising during this period against driving

South Africa’s traffic department and Government spends millions each year on advertising during this period against driving to fast, urging drivers to rest and not take risks on the long journeys, but the death toll on the roads over the easter weekends are still high, although the numbers have decreased over the years.

Many South Africans have also adopted the thought of remaining at home during this period due to the insane rush that occurs right across the country during the Easter weekend which now includes Family day. If you are one of the families going on holiday during this time always remember to buckle up, keep hydrated and never exceed the speed limit, speed

If you are one of the families going on holiday during this time always remember to buckle up, keep hydrated and never exceed the speed limit, speed kills, and so does driving inebriated.

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