ARTICLES RELATING TO RTMC

Reason for AARTO? More than 6-million traffic infringements in Tshwane, Joburg

2017-03-24 11:23

'South Africa has been singled out as one of the countries with the highest number of road crashes and fatalities in the world,' says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

'How will this fit in school hours?': Readers respond to learner drivers

2017-01-23 09:10

'I am horrified by this!', 'I think its a great initiative', 'How will they fit this into school hours?'... Wheels24 readers share their thoughts on children learning to drive at school.

Thousands arrested as festive season road mayhem begins

2016-12-18 17:09

A total of 3 078 motorists have been arrested on South African roads since December 1 for drunken driving, speeding and reckless road behaviour, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says.

RTMC sends accident reconstruction experts to ANC bus accident scene

2016-04-17 15:15

The RTMC has sent accident reconstruction experts to the scene of the bus crash in the Free State where at least nine people have died and scores were injured.

Traffic officers gear up for Easter holidays

2016-03-15 21:15

Road safety and traffic officers are planning a massive public awareness drive ahead of the Easter weekend, intensifying road safety campaigns to educate the public and deal with increased traffic.

Govt faces challenge: Where are the SA road death figures?

2016-01-07 07:53

The Justice Project South Africa claims holiday road fatality figures are being withheld from the public. Why is government being 'silent' on SA road deaths?

Take rests and be patient, RTMC urges returning holidaymakers

2016-01-03 10:06

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has reminded drivers to be careful as holidaymakers start their journeys home, many in extreme heat.

Threats to arrest motorists are just “bully-boy” tactics - DA

2015-12-24 21:04

The Democratic Alliance has accused the Road Traffic Management Corporation of using “bully-boy” tactics to threaten motorists this festive season.

Corrupt traffic officers will spend New Year in jail

2015-12-22 17:54

Traffic officers who solicited and accepted bribes from motorists will be met with the prospect of a New Year behind bars, the CEO of the Road Traffic Management Corporation has said.

Arrive Alive campaign not dead

2015-12-17 22:04

The Road Traffic Management Corporation cannot use the Arrive Alive campaign anymore, as it has been registered as a brand.

 

Driver demerit system, tracking offenders... Transport Dept speaks on AARTO

2017-03-23 17:33

Tracking habitual road traffic law infringers, points demerit system... Minister of Transport, Dipuo Peters, speaks on AARTO and its roll-out in South Africa.

Traffic cop to spend Christmas behind bars for R200 'bribe'

2016-12-25 06:52

A Gauteng traffic officer will spend Christmas behind bars after he was arrested for soliciting a R200 bribe, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said.

RTMC warns motorists during stormy weather

2016-07-25 23:02

Motorists have been urged to drive carefully in the stormy weather that covered large parts of the country on Monday, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says.

High traffic volumes at end of Easter weekend

2016-03-28 09:00

As the Easter weekend drew to a close, traffic volumes on some of the country's major highways have increased as holiday makers make their way home.

Grim toll: Huge increase in SA road deaths

2016-01-12 12:33

The 2015/16 SA festive season saw an increase in the number of road fatalities and crashes with Transport Minister Dipuo Peters reporting a 14% increase in deaths.

Why is Govt 'silent' on SA holiday road deaths?

2016-01-04 10:05

'The RTMC and Department of Transport suddenly stopped reporting the ongoing death toll,' says Justice Project South Africa who slams government's silence on road fatalities.

160 motorists caught with fake licences

2015-12-26 18:08

More than 160 motorists are facing charges related to fraud and corruption after they were arrested for possession false driving documents.

RTMC driver arrest threat: 'A gross violation of rights'

2015-12-24 07:30

'We simply cannot allow the (RTMC) CEO’s clearly misinformed assertions to go unchallenged,' says Justice Project South Africa in response to government's threat of arrest for traffic violations.

Arrive Alive not dead: Gov statement 'misleading'

2015-12-18 08:59

The Road Traffic Management Corporation says the Arrive Alive campaign isn't dead but 'copyrighted'. Arrive Alive and Justice Project South Africa are baffled by the government's statement...

17 000 'ruthless' traffic officers to hit roads over festive season

2015-12-09 21:17

Thousands of traffic officers will be deployed on the country's roads over the festive season to reduce the number of accidents, and the Road Traffic Management Corporation has warned motorists that they will be "ruthless".

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