'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.

Peters asks AG to probe Prasa

2015-08-02 18:21

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the Auditor General to probe alleged financial mismanagement at Prasa.

Montana agrees not to speak but is 'deeply hurt'

2015-07-17 15:14

Axed Prasa CEO Lucky Montana has conceded to government's wishes that he holds off on speaking to the media, but says he is "deeply hurt" by his removal.

Truck ban will hurt consumers - chamber

2015-07-16 12:47

Consumers will bear the brunt if the Department of Transport passes a law banning heavy trucks from roads during certain hours, warns a business chamber.

Transport department to probe East London plane crash

2015-07-08 20:38

The plane crash at the East London Airport, in which five people were injured, will be thoroughly investigated, the transport department says.

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.

Prasa has disintegrated into personality fight - Satawu

2015-07-31 21:30

The current situation at Prasa has seen it disintegrate into a personality fight, with Transport Minister Dipuo Peters failing to take responsibility for the issues at hand, Satawu says.

Transport minister informed of Montana's removal

2015-07-16 18:13

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has been informed of the Prasa board's decision to remove CEO Lucky Montana from his position before his notice period ended, her department says.

Gauteng municipalities owe more than R2m in unpaid e-toll bills

2015-07-15 16:35

Six Gauteng municipalities, including Tshwane and Ekurhuleni, owe Sanral more than R2.3m in unpaid e-toll bills, the DA says.

Caustic political reaction to R600m train tender

2015-07-05 16:05

The DA and the EFF had caustic reactions to reports that Prasa imported brand new locomotives worth R600m despite explicit warnings that the trains are not suited for local rail lines.

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