Molefe must be axed - Satawu

2015-05-28 16:17

Popo Molefe, the chairperson of Prasa, should be dismissed with immediate effect by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters, Satawu says.

Joburg train crash: Transport minister wants answers

2015-04-28 12:35

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has called for answers into the cause of the train crash in Johannesburg that killed a woman Metrorail employee.

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.


Bill allowing for Road Accident Fund replacement published

2015-05-05 20:08

A new bill that provides for the replacement of the Road Accident Fund (RAF) with a new agency has been published for comment.

Random driver test plan horrifying

2015-04-09 18:12

Justice Project SA has described discussions within government to introduce a system where metro police officers could randomly stop motorists and retest their driving as nonsensical.

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.

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