ARTICLES RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

Will he or won't he? Mbalula considers scrapping e-tolls

2019-08-29 07:18

The minister has said engagements with the AA and OUTA are a firm expression of his commitment and resolve to find common ground in addressing the challenge of funding road infrastructure.

Massive reduction in Easter road deaths this year - Nzimande

2019-05-02 13:37

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has announced a 48% decrease in the number of road fatalities during this year's Easter period.

Here's how the new demerit system will affect drivers when the Aarto Bill is signed off

2019-03-06 15:30

After a decade of speculation and waiting, the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Bill (AARTO) has been sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa to be signed into law.

#Boozefreeroads: Here's how the Western Cape will try to curb drunk driving this holiday season

2018-12-08 08:30

With drunk driving on the rise, the Western Cape government has gone on the offensive to curb poor road behaviour by rolling out more "mobile alcohol units".

National strike action 'delays issuing of driving licence cards' - department of transport

2018-09-06 14:49

'Members of the public waiting for their driving licence cards may experience a delay because of industrial action,' reports the Western Cape Transport department.

AARTO updates, Kanye West's new Tesla: Mid-week motoring wrap

2018-04-26 06:49

SA readers pick their favourite car colours while JPSA takes on the Department of Transport for Aarto traffic fines. Here's your mid-week motoring wrap..

New road laws for SA: Toll tariffs, microdots, clampdown on illegal licences and more

2018-04-24 13:00

The Department of Transport has proposed amendments to the National Road Traffic Regulations. Among the proposed laws include clamping down on fraudulent licences.

'Just another money-making scheme' - Readers respond to new 'CAA' licence plates

2017-12-08 06:07

'I like the idea', 'Just another method of squeezing more blood', 'What happens to those with custom plates?'... readers respond to new 'CAA' licence plates for Cape Town.

Uber could look different on SA’s roads in the future

2017-07-28 07:40

Both metered and e-hailing vehicles must be marked clearly on the roads, Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has said.

Where your e-toll billions are going

2017-06-12 09:15

Following the Department of Transport’s revelation this month that R2.2bn has been paid to an Austrian firm to collect e-toll fees, OUTA has calculated that this makes up 74% of the system’s total e-toll income.

 

Mbalula begins scrapping of 1 000 panel vans illegally converted into taxis

2019-08-23 14:05

The Department of Transport has resumed the scrapping of 1 000 panel vans which were illegally converted into minibus taxis.

Nzimande vows to clear driving licence backlog of 194 000 cards

2019-04-04 13:36

The backlog was caused by a 2018 strike by employees producing the cards, which ended when the department chose to in-source card production.

SA's driving licence card backlog could leave motorists in hot water with the law this holiday

2018-12-14 09:17

KwaZulu-Natal's Department of Transport has said it will fine motorists for driving with expired driving licence cards despite a directive to law enforcement authorities not to prosecute motorists who are affected by the backlog.

SEE: SA Auto Masterplan - incentives for locally-built cars, 'double employment' in auto sector

2018-11-26 09:12

Take a look at the SA Automotive Masterplan policy changes that will be used to increase the amount of locally-built cars, give buyers incentives and increasing jobs in the auto sector.

ACSA down to 3-member board as corporate governance plagues SOE

2018-06-01 11:41

ACSA is run by a three-member board as Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has vowed to focus on restoring corporate governance at the entity.

Toll tariffs: Here's how much you'll pay travelling in SA

2018-04-25 12:08

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande approved the adjustment of toll tariffs on national roads for 2018. Here's how much you'll pay in toll fees in SA.

'Attitudes must change to end KZN road carnages'

2018-01-25 09:00

In view of the alarmingly high rate of road accidents, KwaZulu-Natal calls for an immediate and drastic change of attitude to stem the increasing number of road fatalities.

Dudu Myeni's new job as adviser on SAA draws criticism

2017-12-03 11:54

Given the mess that SAA has become under the “rule” of Dudu Myeni, the former chair must rank as the most unsuitable person to appoint as an aviation adviser, the DA says.

Sanral: E-toll billions should only be 17% of total revenue

2017-06-12 18:16

The R2.2bn that road agency Sanral has paid to an Austrian-owned firm to collect e-toll fee should only be 17% of the total revenue collected during the period under question.

Involve public in roads policy, urges Transport Department

2017-06-04 11:58

Involving the public through a participation process is crucial when governments determine road policies, speakers say at an international transport conference.

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