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    Default Re: Another car plunges down cliff where Herolds Bay family lost their lives

    OP posted about another incident.

    The other incident reported here went 'pad af' and got deleted.

    No need to rehash all that here
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brannas View Post
    VoŽlklip is becoming the new Van Staden River Bridge.
    Hope not....Van Stadens has huge fences on it.
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    Only birds can fly off VoŽlklip, people driving over with no evidence of braking do it deliberately. That mother started a grim new Garden Route attraction it seems.
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    And what pleasure / satisfaction do you derive from repeating a hearsay story? What is your reason?
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    Default Re: Another car plunges down cliff where Herolds Bay family lost their lives

    People are calling for the road to be closed.

    It's not the road's fault, it's the drivers fault
    Always think: Could this be sarcasm?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oppies3800 View Post
    People are calling for the road to be closed.

    It's not the road's fault, it's the drivers fault
    Correct, the people will just find another place to end their lives.
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    Default Re: Another car plunges down cliff where Herolds Bay family lost their lives

    Moderators please delete this thread - no need to talk about and speculate about the heartache of others.

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    Default Re: Another car plunges down cliff where Herolds Bay family lost their lives

    Maybe barriers can be erected. This will help if you swerve out of the road for animals etc. or at least if you have taken your eyes off the road for a few seconds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rebel 4x4 View Post
    Maybe barriers can be erected. This will help if you swerve out of the road for animals etc. or at least if you have taken your eyes off the road for a few seconds.
    Many people are pushing to have the road closed or barriers put up. Council cannot close the road or put up barriers as it is a private road, on privately owned land.

    If it is closed it would be terribly sad for 1000's of us that drive up there every time we are in the area. The views are amazing. Now thousands of us have to lose that privilege because of the life choices of a few people.

    And anyway, if you drive normaly there is no way you can go al the way down. Even if you do leave the road at a normal speed that is sensisble for the road, you will not go all the way over the edge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brannas View Post
    Many people are pushing to have the road closed or barriers put up. Council cannot close the road or put up barriers as it is a private road, on privately owned land.
    Wow, that land must be worth millions? Who is the owner?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brannas View Post
    Many people are pushing to have the road closed or barriers put up. Council cannot close the road or put up barriers as it is a private road, on privately owned land.

    If it is closed it would be terribly sad for 1000's of us that drive up there every time we are in the area. The views are amazing. Now thousands of us have to lose that privilege because of the life choices of a few people.

    And anyway, if you drive normaly there is no way you can go al the way down. Even if you do leave the road at a normal speed that is sensisble for the road, you will not go all the way over the edge.
    Ah ok. I thought it was a public road. A few years back students from PE also went off the road.

    I read there is quite a nice picnic spot (or few spots).
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    Quote Originally Posted by JCMostert View Post
    Wow, that land must be worth millions? Who is the owner?
    Not sure who the owner is, but it is privately owned farmland.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rebel 4x4 View Post
    Ah ok. I thought it was a public road. A few years back students from PE also went off the road.

    I read there is quite a nice picnic spot (or few spots).
    There were local kids in a bakkie that also crashed down there a couple of years ago. But it was after 1 o'clock the morning, after a night out at a popular club. So one might assume they were drinking and speeding, but I might have another comment deleted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brannas View Post
    There were local kids in a bakkie that also crashed down there a couple of years ago. But it was after 1 o'clock the morning, after a night out at a popular club. So one might assume they were drinking and speeding, but I might have another comment deleted.
    Let's hope barriers might be put up in the future at the areas of concern.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rebel 4x4 View Post
    Let's hope barriers might be put up in the future at the areas of concern.
    No. Let's hope people concentrate when driving.

    The road is not unsafe
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oppies3800 View Post
    No. Let's hope people concentrate when driving.

    The road is not unsafe
    I heard there was a council meeting held recently. The deaths on this road has been discussed and something might be done.
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    https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/N...vered-20200129

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    Quote Originally Posted by douglash View Post
    https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/N...vered-20200129

    Hopefully the council does something soon...
    I understand from the article that the council cannot do anything as the land on which this road is, is privately owned. At least they can make a fire under the owner, although it seems the owner is willing to do something - even out of his pocket.
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