Putco cancels contracts in 3 municipalities

2015-06-29 19:59

Putco will not be renewing three of its contracts with the Gauteng department of transport in parts of Tshwane, Ekurhuleni and Sedibeng municipalities.

Red tape holds up Moloto project - DA

2013-11-18 23:08

The DA says bureaucracy has stalled a rail project aimed at making the notorious R573 Moloto Road in Mpumalanga safer.

Calls for investigation into Moloto Road crash

2013-11-12 19:21

Parliament's transport portfolio committee has been saddened by the accident on the Moloto Road, in Mpumalanga, in which 29 people died and has called for a full investigation into the crash.

Bus failed roadworthy before crash

2013-04-04 09:05

An inquiry into the crash which killed 20 people in Meyerton last year found that the Putco bus involved had failed a roadworthy test two days before, according to a report.

Putco buses attacked in Mamelodi

2013-02-01 17:14

Angry commuters have allegedly attacked and damaged 20 Putco buses in Mamelodi, Silverton police have said.

SA road deaths not normal - Chikunga

2012-07-04 22:32

There is nothing normal about 14 000 people dying in South African road accidents every year, Deputy Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga says.

50 Putco buses impounded in Mpumalanga

2012-07-03 22:23

Fifty Putco buses have been impounded by the Mpumalanga Public Transport Inspectorate, says the Road Traffic Management Corporation.

Meyerton crash to be 'scrupulously' probed

2012-06-29 22:43

Putco has promised to "scrupulously" investigate reports that the bus involved in a crash that killed 19 people was unroadworthy.

Bus crash: Putco to help rebuild house

2012-03-28 14:51

Putco will rebuild part of the house one of its buses crashed into in Soweto, killing two people, the transport department says.

Soweto protesters torch buses

2011-06-23 22:31

Three buses have been set on fire in a commuter protest over proposed fare increases in Dobsonville, Soweto, a report says.


Mamelodi protest causes bus delays

2014-08-20 14:13

Protests in Mamelodi, Pretoria, have caused bus service delays in the area, Putco says.

Police: Driver didn't dodge Moloto crash

2013-11-13 13:55

The driver of a tipper truck alleged to have caused the bus accident on the Moloto road did not run away, Mpumalanga police say.

Commuters left stranded by bus strike

2013-04-19 08:40

Bus drivers have embarked on a national wage strike as a result of a deadlock in wage negotiations, leaving many commuters stranded.

Putco buses set alight

2013-03-21 13:25

Two Putco buses have been set alight by angry protesters at Enkangala near Bronkhorstspruit outside Pretoria, the SABC reports.

RTMC to probe Putco crashed bus claims

2012-07-05 18:55

Claims that someone altered the roadworthy certificate of a Putco bus that crashed last week will be probed, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says.

SA needs elite accident unit - DA

2012-07-04 16:58

An elite accident unit needs to be established to investigate the causes of fatal accidents, the DA in Gauteng says.

RTMC waiting for bus crash report

2012-07-03 12:35

The Road Traffic Management Corporation says it is waiting for a report on the cause of the bus accident that claimed 19 lives near Meyerton.

Gauteng worried about Putco safety

2012-06-26 20:06

The safety of Putco's operations is a source of worry, says Gauteng's roads and transport portfolio committee.

Man held for torching bus

2011-06-24 08:28

A man who was apparently unhappy about increased bus fares has been arrested in connection with the torching of three buses in Dobsonville, Gauteng police have said.

Runaway bus crashes into 2 cars

2011-03-08 09:56

A bus passenger has told how she just prayed when the brakes of the bus she was travelling in apparently failed, causing it to crash into two cars at an intersection.

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