National transport forum to be launched

2014-12-09 12:30

Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters will officially launch both the National Transport Forum and Transport Sector B-BBEE Charter Council.

Minister to lauch festive road safety campaign

2014-11-26 20:40

Transport Minister Dipou Peters will launch a national festive season road safety campaign ahead of the holiday season.

Taxi violence shooting condemned

2014-11-20 19:45

The killing of five people during a shooting in Boksburg's Windmill Park, thought to be linked to the taxi industry, has been condemned.

Govt has no plans to ground Emirates

2014-11-17 15:44

There's absolutely no need for passengers to panic as there's no intention to prevent Emirates from flying to SA, says the department of transport.

Talks over Emirates under way: dept

2014-11-16 21:15

The department of transport has refuted a report that Emirates airline flights will be grounded in South Africa pending a meeting with an UAE minister.

Alli slams media on e-tolls reporting

2014-11-07 14:51

Sanral CEO Nazir Alli has complained that inaccurate reporting by the media is feeding misperceptions about the e-tolls system.

Why e-tolls cash is a must

2014-11-04 20:16

Scrapping e-tolls will result in Sanral delaying maintenance of old road networks and aborting all road expansion projects, the transport department says.

Gauteng govt makes a U-turn on e-tolls

2014-11-04 16:18

After approving the e-tolling system, the Gauteng government made a U-turn, the e-tolls review panel has heard.

Peters admits e-tolls not perfect solution

2014-11-04 12:18

Gauteng's electronic tolling system is not a perfect solution, but doing nothing is "not an option", Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has told the e-tolls review panel.

We stand by govt on e-tolls, says Zulu

2014-10-21 14:14

The small business development department stood by the national government's position on e-tolls, while a panel reviews the system, says Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

Very few in ANC support e-tolls - Cosatu

2014-10-16 18:35

Very few people in the African National Congress support the tolling of Gauteng's highways, claims the Congress of SA Trade Unions.

Alberton pile-up no accident - MEC

2014-10-15 12:01

The deadly multi-vehicle pile-up that occurred on the N12 East near Alberton should not be described as an accident, Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi says.

Alberton crash truck owner may be charged

2014-10-14 21:12

The owner of the truck which ploughed into dozens of cars in Alberton will face the wrath of the law if it is found that his truck was faulty.

Show respect, tolerance on roads - Peters

2014-10-13 09:02

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has sent her condolences to the families of the 14 people who were killed in two shootings and an accident in Ladysmith, urging tolerance and respect on public roads.

Harshly penalise minibus taxi driver - Peters

2014-10-06 10:59

The driver of the minibus taxi involved in an accident in which 11 people were killed in Mpumalanga must face harsh penalties, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

Level-crossings a safety concern - Peters

2014-10-02 20:56

Motorists' behaviour is the main reason for railway level-crossing accidents in Kayamandi, Stellenbosch, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

Prasa posts R336m profit

2014-09-29 20:19

The Passenger Rail Association of SA has recorded a profit of R336m for the financial year ending 2013/14, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Peters should face e-toll reality - Outa

2014-09-29 14:10

The Opposition To Urban Tolling Alliance is startled by Minister Dipuo Peters' latest comments about not paying e-tolls

Tolls saga splits ANC’s top six

2014-09-07 15:47

The top six of the ANC have apparently split over the e-tolls saga, City Press reports, saying Gwede Mantashe and Jessie Duarte are in opposite camps.

Peters condemns burning of buses

2014-09-02 05:00

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters on Monday condemned the burning of Golden Arrow buses during a protest in Cape Town.

'SA drivers are aggressive and lawless'

2014-08-14 08:18

'South African drivers are inconsiderate, aggressive and basically lawless,' writes Wheels24 reader JANNIE SNYMAN who calls for SA to adopt a points-based driving system.

Make roads safer, urges Peters

2014-08-13 05:00

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says it is important to make South African roads safer to reduce carnage.

Cape tolls: What are the costs, asks DA

2014-08-04 20:53

The DA wants details on all the costs involved in the proposed N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway project, including planned tariffs and the expected revenue.

Burn e-toll bills - Cosatu

2014-07-24 18:00

Motorists in Gauteng must continue to use the highways without paying the e-toll bills, says the Congress of SA Trade Unions.

E-tolls reprieve does not reduce costs - Outa

2014-07-20 12:56

The e-toll concessions announced by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters do not reduce the system's cost on road users, says Outa.


Govt mulls rush-hour restrictions

2014-11-28 18:54

In a move likely to hearten Gauteng commuters who spend rush hour stuck behind big trucks, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says her department is looking at restricting heavy vehicles during these times.

Peters: Research into fiery crashes needed

2014-11-24 05:00

More research is needed to explain why vehicles sometimes catch fire in crashes, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has said.

Taxi protest disruptions unfair - Peters

2014-11-18 19:36

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says the traffic disruption in Johannesburg caused by a taxi strike was "not fair".

No disruption in Emirates flights

2014-11-17 12:50

While Emirates still operates all its services in SA, including a fourth daily flight to Johannesburg, an official has been suspended regarding the matter.

SA threatens to ground Emirates

2014-11-16 10:00

South Africa has threatened to ground Emirates unless a minister of the United Arab Emirates meets Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

E-tolls panel affects Sanral auction

2014-11-05 15:35

Sanral has blamed the e-tolls review panel for negatively affecting the agency's final bond auction for the year.

Lessons learnt from e-tolls, says Peters

2014-11-04 18:34

Government has learnt lessons from the Gauteng e-tolling system, which is now largely being rejected, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Peters threatens to dump e-tolls panel

2014-11-04 14:28

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has threatened to withdraw from the e-tolls review panel proceedings if she and her team are 'taken on'.

Peters condemns train arson

2014-10-27 22:40

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has condemned the burning of 19 Metrorail train coaches at the Salt River depot in Cape Town.

Limpopo number plate change extended

2014-10-20 14:10

The deadline for adjusting Limpopo's L letter vehicle licence plates has been extended by two years.

N12 truck driver now in custody - cops

2014-10-15 13:42

The driver of the truck which allegedly caused a multi-vehicle pile-up and killed four people on the N12 East near Alberton in Gauteng has now been arrested.

Vadi says freeway smash 'not accident!'

2014-10-15 11:36

Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi has said the deadly multi-vehicle pile-up near Alberton on Tuesday was "no accident".

More deaths in Alberton crash

2014-10-14 20:04

The death toll in the multi-vehicle crash in Alberton has risen to four after a truck's brakes apparently failed.

Road Accident Fund roadshow to help claimants

2014-10-09 18:30

As part of October Transport Month the department of transport and the Road Accident Fund take their campaign on the road in four provinces.

Court rejects Transnet's pension appeal bid

2014-10-03 20:05

Transnet pensioners have won another round in court in their struggle to bring a class-action suit against the parastatal, the FF Plus says.

ANC is confused about e-tolls - DA

2014-10-02 14:31

The Democratic Alliance says the ANC is at odds over e-tolls and is proposing a fuel levy as an alternative to system because it will cost less.

Peters sends condolences to crash victims

2014-09-29 16:25

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has sent her condolences to the families of 15 people killed in an accident on the N18 near Hartswater, Northern Cape.

Peters: Sanral receives clean audit

2014-09-17 19:49

The SA National Roads Agency Limited has received a clean audit, which shows its financial statements are credible, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

R3bn upgrade for CT airport in pipeline

2014-09-02 12:42

The Airports Company of SA has spent R323m on runway rehabilitation by end-August and plans to spend over R3bn on a new runway at the Cape Town International Airport.

SA road carnage: ‘More than lip service needed’

2014-08-18 09:10

'Her words are not being backed up with sufficient action,' writes Western Cape MEC Donald Grant, in response to National transport minister Dipuo Peters' call to curb road deaths in South Africa .

Peters: SA's plan to curb road carnage

2014-08-13 10:51

The transport department will invest over R9.6bn over the next three years to improve South Africa's roads, reports transport minister Dipuo Peters.

Zuma: Agoa renewal has immense benefits for SA

2014-08-08 08:57

The renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act holds great benefits for SA and has lifted US-SA relations to a new level, says President Jacob Zuma.

Sanral owed R1bn+ for e-tolls

2014-07-26 16:21

Unregistered motorists in Gauteng owe the SA National Roads Agency Limited over R1bn in unpaid e-toll accounts, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

Sanral to comply with minister's e-tolls call

2014-07-22 07:00

Sanral will heed Transport Minister Dipuo Peters' call for the prosecution of non-paying e-toll users to be halted for now.

Peters asks for halt in e-tolls prosecutions

2014-07-18 19:50

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked that prosecution of non-paying e-toll users be halted for now.

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