Transport minister slams torching of Metrorail trains

2016-04-17 16:01

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has condemned recent arson attacks on Metrorail trains in the Western Cape.

Peters condemns killing of bus driver

2016-04-02 16:44

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters on Saturday condemned the killing of a bus driver in KwaZulu-Natal.

Vehicles without number plates to be impounded - minister

2016-03-29 15:11

Vehicles without number plates will be impounded, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says, adding that their seems to be a "new phenomenon" of motorists driving without registration.

Minister blames PSL for speeding soccer stars

2016-03-27 13:30

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has blamed the Premier Soccer League (PSL) leadership for failing to teach soccer stars about road safety.

'Are there really 11 ways to reduce the road death toll?'

2016-01-19 13:15

'Light vehicles should be able to travel in the right-hand lane at 140km/h on National roads. Less time on the road = less fatigue. Lousy idea,' says News24 user SkerP.

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.

Skywise offers SAA R1.1m to help out

2015-12-04 15:23

Skywise is willing to pay SAA more than R1m to transport the low-cost airline's passengers who were scheduled to travel between December 4 and 10.

Transport minister hails women of #FeesMustFall

2015-10-27 17:10

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has praised the female students who led the #FeesMustFall protests for showing strong leadership and uniting the youth despite their different political affiliations.

Madonsela recommends action against Montana

2015-08-24 16:46

Disciplinary action has to be taken against former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana for the maladministration at the parastatal, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says.

Sanral slams Wayne Duvenage over 'figure tampering'

2015-08-06 09:30

Outa's "angrily tampering with figures" to make a point is not contributing to a rational approach on the question of e-tolls, cautions Sanral.


Top transport dept staff get R2m for sitting at home

2016-04-14 07:05

Six high ranking employees have been sitting at home on full pay at a cost of almost R2m over the last three years, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has revealed.

Celebrities must lead by example on the roads - transport minister

Transport Minster Peters had a go at speedsters, particularly those in the public eye. This comes after Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo was arrested for driving 173km/h. Watch.

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PSL mum on minister's remarks

2016-03-28 16:22

The PSL has declined to respond to Transport Minister Dipuo Peters's concerns that it had no road safety programmes for its players.

Prasa gets R172bn for commuter system overhaul

2016-03-14 12:07

SA’s rail commuter system needs a complete overhaul and therefore the Passenger Rail Agency has receive R172bn over ten year period, says Minister Dipuo Peters.

1755 die on SA's roads -  festive season stats here

On Tuesday Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters announced the 2015/16 festive season road death toll statistics, many of which are up from last year. Watch this video for all the road statistics from the holiday season.

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Do behave, transport minister cautions motorists

2016-01-03 16:06

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has cautioned holidaymakers driving back to Gauteng to “behave themselves” and stay on the right side of the road.

Government rejects Skywise's appeal for help

2015-12-04 10:29

Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters has responded to an urgent appeal by low-cost airline Skywise for help to get its flights going again, after Acsa grounded it this week.

Team to probe Ladysmith crash

2015-09-20 15:53

An official investigation is under way to establish the cause of a crash near Ladysmith in which five people - including two children - died, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

Stop speculation over Cape Town plane crash - minister

2015-08-17 20:13

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked members of the public to refrain from speculating on the cause of the Cape Town plane crash that claimed five lives.

Outa derides e-toll statistics

2015-08-04 08:20

Civil rights body Outa has scoffed at the minister of transport's report on statistics showing an increase in e-toll collections, saying it is misleading.

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