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Plastic a possible solution for improving roads

2017-08-18 07:20

Vicky Knoetze, DA MEC for Roads and Public Works, has introduced her motion in the Eastern Cape legislature to investigate the possibility of using plastic to replace tar roads.

Tshwane roads, railway lines blocked and cars pelted in taxi protest

2017-08-16 07:28

Taxi drivers have embarked on illegal protest action in Tshwane, blocking several roads and railway lines and pelting passing cars with rocks.

Jogger pushes woman in path of bus

2017-08-10 19:10

British police searching for a jogger who knocked a woman into the path of a bus say they have arrested a man.

Alleged Uber hijackers could be linked to other robberies

2017-08-06 19:46

Two suspects arrested after a failed Uber hijacking, may be linked to other cases in which Uber drivers were either hijacked or robbed.

Parents, pupils shut down East London high school

2017-07-31 19:29

Parents and learners have shut down their East London school, after their requests to the Department of Education for scholar transport went unanswered.

Dozens hurt in Barcelona rush-hour train crash

2017-07-28 16:23

A commuter train slammed into the end of the platform during the morning rush-hour at a busy Barcelona station leaving 56 people injured.

Prasa putting millions of jobs at risk - DA

2017-07-23 18:27

Manny de Freitas, DA shadow minister of Transport, claims Prasa may not get the funds it desperately needs from the Department of Transport.

Uber, meter taxis accuse one another of intimidation tactics

2017-07-17 21:47

Meter taxi drivers and Uber drivers have levelled allegations of intimidation against one another as the recent clash between them intensifies.

Metrorail services to resume between Vereeniging, Midway

2017-07-10 17:50

Metrorail’s services between Veereniging and Midway are set to resume after protesters demanding housing stopped trains from running last month.

Uber/taxi feud could be reason for latest attack - police

2017-07-04 22:39

Police say they have not ruled out an ongoing feud between Uber drivers and metered taxi drivers as the reason for a vehicle being set alight in Hatfield, Pretoria.

 

Young man beaten during taxi strike

2017-08-16 17:18

A young man has been savagely beaten, allegedly by taxi drivers who went on a rampage in Pretoria CBD during an illegal strike.

Vadi lifts suspension on Soweto taxi routes

2017-08-14 11:42

Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi has lifted the suspension of the Witwatersrand African Taxi Owners Association’s operating rights in Soweto.

Film highlights plight of KwaZulu-Natal learners' long walk to school

2017-08-07 10:35

More than 150 parents, students and activists have attended the screening of the Equal Education film Long Walk to School at the Isivivana Centre in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, which highlights the struggles of more than two million learners in KwaZulu-Natal.

Transport minister vows to dig deeper after Prasa judgment

2017-08-02 14:19

Minister of Transport Joe Maswanganyi says he will direct Prasa's new board "to leave no stone unturned" in probing allegations into "matters of corruption' at the rail agency.

Croatian taxis protest Uber at height of tourism season

2017-07-31 09:51

Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers are protesting against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of tourism season in the Adriatic country.

Compensation for taxi drivers affected by Joburg's next BRT phase

2017-07-24 22:30

Compensation will be paid to minibus taxi operators affected by the next phase of the Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit system, the City of Johannesburg says.

Mbalula, Maswanganyi to step into Uber feud

2017-07-18 19:57

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula is to intervene in the apparent conflict between Uber drivers and meter taxi drivers.

Uber and meter taxi feud claims life of driver

2017-07-17 16:28

The apparent feud between Uber and meter taxi drivers has seen its first murder in South Africa as an Uber driver succumbed to injuries he had sustained after his vehicle was set alight.

Anticipated taxi strike put on ice for now - transport minister

2017-07-09 13:46

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has announced that a planned national taxi strike set to start on Wednesday has been called off for now.

WATCH: Car set on fire, sent reversing down Pretoria road

2017-06-27 08:48

A vehicle was set alight and two drivers were attacked on the streets of Sunnyside in Pretoria. Footage of the torched car has emerged.

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