Our expert says:
Yes, according to the Consitution you have the right to an environment that is not harmful to human health or well-being (Section 24 (a)). The problem you describe has become a common one in many parts of residential South Africa i.e. dangerous traffic, particularly dangerous driving by taxis. You can complain to the Public Prosecutor Tel: 0800 11 20 40 http://www.publicprotector.org/ that your council is not responding in a helpful manner. You might need to engage the services of a lawyer to advise you on how to proceed however.
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