Traffic

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Be our eyes on the road – help keep your fellow road users safe in Central South Africa:

  • SMS 'traffic' and your info to 36636 (R1.50/SMS)
  • Phone the hotline - 084 327 9497
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OFM Traffic, keeping you safe on the road.

OFM wants to encourage road users to report reckless driving through the correct channels that action may be taken. Phone 0861 400 800 or complete the form online at: www.arrivealive.co.za/report.aspx

You can now receive the latest OFM Traffic reports, even if you’re not tuned in to OFM in your vehicle!

• Simply switch on the TA, traffic announcement, or TP, traffic programming, function on your RDS compatible radio.
• This will enable you to still get the latest traffic updates in your area even when you are listening to something else like a CD.
• What you are listening to will be interrupted and your radio will automatically switch to OFM for the traffic report.
• When the traffic report is finished, your radio will switch back to what you were listening to before.
• Ask your car dealer if you’re unsure how the traffic function on your radio works.

Tue, 10 December
08:16 AM
North West R506:   On the R506 between Delareyville and Schweizer-Reneke the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Tue, 10 December
08:13 AM
Free State Bloemfontein:   In Bloemfontein traffic lights out of order in LHP in Nelson Mandla (R64) at the Du Plessis intersection. Use as a four-way-stop and travel with caution.

Tue, 10 December
07:39 AM
Northern Cape R325:   On the R325 cattle have been reported between Postmasburg and Kathu, in the vicinity of Sedibeng. Reduce your speed and travel with caution.

Tue, 10 December
07:31 AM
North West R54:   On the R54 a stationary truck has been reported between Potchefstroom and Vereeniging, just before Sebokeng. Both lanes are obstructed. Visibility is poor due to rain in the area. Travel with caution.

Thu, 05 December
08:00 AM
Free State R26:   On the R26 between Rietz and Frankfort the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes and roadworks. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Mon, 02 December
06:48 AM
Northern Cape Kimberley:   In Kimberley roadworks resulting in ROAD CLOSURE on the N12 between Mathews and Orpen, until 14 Dec 2019. Use alternative routes to avoid delays.

Thu, 14 November
08:34 AM
Free State N3:   On the N3 there are roadworks traffic restrictions between Warden and the Roadside / Reitz exit. Adjust your speed and travel with caution.

Wed, 06 November
09:03 AM
Free State R702:   On the R702 roadworks are in place between Dewetsdorp and Wepener, local gravel detours are in operation. Reduce your speed and travel with caution.

Wed, 30 October
06:32 AM
Free State Bloemfontein:   In Bloemfontein roadworks are in place at the Harvey / Fort Hare intersection and in Fort Hare with traffic restrictions (until Nov 2019). Travel with caution. Delays can experienced, especially during peek times.

Wed, 23 October
07:31 AM
Free State R70:   On R70 between Ventersburg and Senekal roadworks are in place. Adjust your speed accordingly. Travel with caution.

Thu, 17 October
06:15 AM
Free State N8:   On the N8 roadworks just out of Bloemfontein direction Botshabelo. One lane is obstructed in both directions. Expect delays during peek times.

Fri, 11 October
08:17 AM
Free State R59:   On the R59 roadworks with stop/go controls between Vredeford and Viljoenskroon. Expect delays of approximately 10min. Travel with caution.

Wed, 09 October
06:28 AM
Free State N5:   On the N5 there are roadworks between Senekal and Paul Roux, approximately 10km out of Paul Roux. Adjust your speed accordingly. Travel with caution.

Thu, 19 September
06:45 PM
Free State R59:   On the R57 between Heilbron and Sasolburg the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Tue, 17 September
08:44 AM
Free State R708:   On the R708 there are roadworks with stop/go controls between the Winburg and Marquard. Expect delays of approximately 20min. Travel with caution.

Fri, 06 September
06:27 AM
Free State R76:   On the R76 between Kroonstad and Viljoenskroon the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Tue, 27 August
08:34 AM
North West R505:   On the R505 between Wesselsbron en Makwasie the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Thu, 22 August
08:35 AM
Free State R34:   On the R34 roadworks are in place between Wesselsbron, Hoopstad and Bloemhof. Traffic is diverted through Hoopstad and will be moved onto bypasses next to the construction areas. Adjust your speed accordingly. Travel with caution.

Wed, 29 May
10:20 AM
Free State N6:   On the N6, roadworks with stop/go controls between Smithfield and Rouxville - EXPECT DELAYS (until 2020)

Tue, 21 May
06:23 AM
Free State R707:   On the R707 between Petrus Steyn and Lindey the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Wed, 15 May
08:13 AM
Free State R53/R42:   On the R53 and R42 there are roadworks with stop/go controls between the Potchefstroom and Vanderbijlpark. Expect delays of approximately 20min. Travel with caution.

Tue, 26 March
06:57 AM
Free State N1:   On the N1 there are roadworks between Ventersburg and Kroonstad with single lane sections. Adjust your speed accordingly. Travel with caution.

Mon, 18 March
09:15 AM
Free State R34:   On the R34 between Hoopstad and Bloemhof the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Mon, 21 January
02:09 PM
North West R505:   On the R505 roadworks between Ottosdal and Wolmaransstad with 1 Stop/Go controls in place. Expect delays between 15-20 min. Travel with caution.

Tue, 17 July
08:54 AM
North West R507:   On R507 between Ottosdal and Delareyville is the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Fri, 22 June
08:59 AM
Free State R82:   On the R82 roadworks between Kroonstad and Koppies with Stop/Go controls. Travel with caution and expect delays.

Wed, 20 June
11:40 AM
Free State R59:   On the R59 between Bothaville and Viljoenskroon the carriageway is in an extremely poor condition with large potholes and roadworks. Avoid this route if possible.

Thu, 01 March
03:35 PM
North West R504:   On the R504 roadworks between Leeudoringstad and Wolmaransstad with Stop/Go controls in place. Delays can be expected.

Fri, 09 February
03:11 PM
North West R708 & R506:   On the R708 between Hertzogville and Christiana & on the R506 between Christiana and Jan Kempdorp is the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Thu, 08 February
06:16 PM
Free State R64:   On the R64 between Dealesville and Boshof the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Thu, 08 February
04:22 PM
Free State R76 - Kroonstad:   On the R76 roadworks between Kroonstad and Steynsrus. Reduce your speed and travel with caution.

Fri, 10 November
06:08 PM
North West R53:   On the R53, there are Roadworks between Ventersdorp and Potchefstroom. Expect delays between 20 and 45 min. Please travel with caution.

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