ARTICLES RELATING TO TRANSPORT

Second school taxi crash concerns Parliament committee

2017-04-25 18:07

Parliament's portfolio committee on basic education says its concerned after a second taxi carrying school pupils crashed.

Over 700 000 vehicles expected for Gauteng on Easter Monday

2017-04-17 21:37

The Department of Transport says it would have expected over 700 000 vehicles to have hit the road bound for Gauteng.

Easier travel expected after Easter weekend

2017-04-16 06:00

Bus commuters who experienced problems this week after bus drivers went on strike will be relieved that the strike has ended.

Translux, City to City buses back on the road after wage agreement

2017-04-14 11:01

Autopax, the operator of Translux and City to City, has confirmed it has signed a wage agreement which will effectively see its services resume operations.

Government issues temporary licences to taxis to compensate for bus strike

2017-04-13 21:41

The Department of Transport says it has issued temporary and special operating licences to taxi operators to compensate for the nationwide bus strike.

ANC calls for end to bus strike

2017-04-13 13:17

The ANC has expressed concern about this week's nationwide bus strike.

AS IT HAPPENED: #BusStrike will greatly 'inconvenience the country' - transport committee

2017-04-12 15:00

Chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Transport Dikeledi Magadzi has expressed concerns that the nationwide bus strike will inconvenience the country in proportions not witnessed before, particularly before the Easter weekend.

Trains, taxis go extra mile as bus strike leaves commuters stranded

2017-04-12 11:30

Stranded commuters formed queues at taxi ranks and forced their way into already overcrowded trains in Cape Town on day one of a nationwide bus strike.

Gauteng taxi drivers can get special permits for Easter exodus

2017-04-08 08:09

Minibus taxi drivers travelling out of Gauteng over Easter will get temporary inter-provincial permits to prevent their vehicles from being impounded over the holiday period.

City of Joburg determined to reduce road carnage during Easter

2017-04-04 11:41

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba will be launching a road safety awareness campaign in an attempt to reduce road carnage during the Easter weekend.

 

China quota threat charges up electric car market

2017-04-23 14:04

China's electric-car market is already the world's biggest, but a government proposal to introduce "new energy" vehicle quotas for automakers is further charging it up.

Returning Easter holidaymakers warned to respect rules of road

2017-04-17 12:54

Motorists have been urged to exercise patience and to respect the rules of the road, as scores of holidaymakers return to cities at the end of the Easter holiday.

Bus strike called off, but Numsa vows to continue

2017-04-14 11:46

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant announces that the bus strike is now over as the majority of unions reached an agreement.

Striking bus driver explains exhausting shift system

2017-04-14 08:33

Golden Arrow bus driver Zweli Mugengo says the most important issues he wants the current bus strike to resolve are his wage and the length of breaks during shifts for drivers.

Cape Town taxi rank swamped due to bus strike

2017-04-13 14:37

Commuters queue for hours at Cape Town’s taxi rank due to the nationwide bus drivers’ strike.

Commuters frustrated as national bus strike remains unresolved

2017-04-13 08:40

The nationwide bus strike continues with no clear resolution in sight, leaving thousands of commuters stranded and causing a spike in traffic congestion as more cars hit the streets.

Parliament worried about bus strike's impact on Easter travel

2017-04-12 13:01

Parliament’s transport committee chairperson Dikeledi Magadzi has expressed concern about the countrywide bus strike.

Judge accuses education minister of disrespecting pupils' rights

2017-04-11 23:07

Western Cape education MEC Debbie Schafer has been disrespectful towards the rights of pupils, a High Court judge has said during arguments in the eviction case of a school and a church.

eNatis court victory to save department R30m monthly

2017-04-06 17:59

The transport department will save R30m per month, now that it has won the court battle to take over the eNatis system.

No legislation yet to outlaw passengers at the back of vehicles

2017-03-29 18:24

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters’ hands are currently tied and she can't stop the transportation of people at the back of light duty vehicles, panel vans, trailers and trucks.

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