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4x4 Beach ban in South Africa to stay...

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:17 pm
by kingshaka
A ban on driving 4x4 vehicles on beaches will not be reconsidered, The Star newspaper reported on Tuesday. "Neither the prohibition nor the restriction of the recreational use of vehicles is currently being reconsidered due to the positive impact it is having on the ecology of the South African coastal zone," Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said in response to questions by Democratic Alliance. Molewa said as a result of the prohibition on driving for recreation, there had been an improvement in the ecology of the KwaZulu-Natal coastline.

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