Transport minister probing Chabane crash

2015-03-15 18:43

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters is investigating the cause of the crash in which Public Service Minister Collins Chabane was killed, her office has said.

National toll road tariffs rise by 6%

2015-03-02 21:30

Toll tariffs on national roads will increase by 6.017%, the SA National Roads Agency Limited says.

Peters sends condolences to Mhere's family

2015-01-31 21:14

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has sent condolences to the family of television presenter Simbarashe "Simba" Mhere who died in a car crash in Johannesburg.

Festive season road death toll drops slightly

2015-01-09 14:46

Road fatalities declined by 0.6% in the past festive season to 1 368, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says, expressing dissatisfaction with the high number of deaths.

Drive responsibly and save lives, Peters urges

2015-01-05 13:05

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has urged motorists to ensure they use the country's roads responsibly and save lives.

1 143 festive season road deaths - Peters

2014-12-30 20:05

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says altogether 1 143 people have died in 924 crashes during the festive season up to 28 December.

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.


Fuel levy likely to more than cover RAF claim costs

2015-03-03 07:02

The government expects the hike in the fuel levy to cover the monthly claim costs of the embattled Road Accident Fund with a bit to spare, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Minister condemns Joburg taxi violence

2015-02-27 17:30

The transport ministry has condemned recent taxi violence in Johannesburg and Roodepoort which has claimed four lives.

Selebi 'a gallant, fearless freedom fighter'

2015-01-31 11:07

Former police commissioner Jackie Selebi was instrumental in mobilising the youth in the fight against apartheid, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has said at his funeral in Pretoria.

E-tolls 'systematically collapsing' - MP

2015-01-06 16:10

Freedom Front Plus MP Anton Alberts says it is clear from the fact that nearly 100 000 motorists have de-registered from the e-tolls system that is collapsing.

Road deaths alarming - JPSA

2014-12-30 21:14

The toll of 1 143 road deaths during the festive season so far is alarming and saddening, the Justice Project SA says.

Festive fatalities down - transport minister

2014-12-24 15:59

There has been a 35% reduction in road deaths and a 42% reduction in crashes since the start of the 2014 festive season compared to the same period last year, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

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.

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