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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.

Free State R709 - Tweespruit and Excelsior:   Large potholes on the R709 between Tweespruit and Excelsior. Drive carefully.

Free State R34 - Bloemhof to Hoopstad:   Roadworks for approximately 20km between Bloemhof and Hoopstad.

Northern Cape R380 - Hotazel to Kathu:   The R380 between Hotazel and Kathu is in a poor condition with large potholes.

North West SCHWEIZER - RENEKE :   POTHOLES - R504 between Wolmaransstad and Schweizer-Reneke

Free State BLOEMFONTEIN :   POTHOLES - R700 - Bloemfontein to Bultfontein - Severe Portholes

Free State BLOEMFONTEIN :   POTHOLES - Nelson Mandela Avenue - From N1 off ramp toward University , both directions.

North West R507 - Delareyville to Ottosdal:   The R507 between Delareyville and Ottosdal is in a very poor condition with large potholes. Please use an alternative route.

Free State FICKSBURG:   POTHOLES - R26 - Between Bethlehem and Ficksburg riddled with potholes

Free State BETHLEHEM:   POTHOLES - N5 through Bethlehem toward Durban

Northern Cape R31 - Koopmansfontein:   There are roadworks at Koopmansfontein on the R31. There are stop/go controls and detours in place.

Free State Road Works in the Free State:   In the Free State there are roadworks between: Frankfort and Reitz Ventersburg and Senekal Hoopstad and Bloemhof and also in Dewetsdorp There are stop/go controls and detours in place?

Free State Construction of Harvey road and Fort Hare road intersection in Bloemfontein:   Construction of Harvey road and Fort Hare road intersection. From Monday 12 October 2020 limited flow will be allowed. Single lanes with diversions on Harvey rd. Standing times will increase. Falck street will be closed. Alternative routes via: Rhodes and Fort Street (North); or Oliver Tambo via Vooruitsig Street. Heavy vehicles above 3 tons will not be allowed on Harvey or Fort Hare road.

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