'He should have gone straight to jail' - Readers respond to reckless driver's punishment

2017-07-31 08:39

'Punishment is meaningless if the jail sentence can be avoided by paying a fine,' Wheels24 readers respond to the sentencing of a reckless driver in SA - two years imprisonment or accept a fine of R10 000.

National car security crisis looms as Telkom threatens to cut lines

2017-03-24 14:20

Telkom intends cutting off all connection systems at the Road Traffic Management System should it not receive a payment of R8m by end of day, the Pretoria high court has heard.

Ex-RTMC boss: 7 answers to drunk driving

2015-02-06 10:09

EXCLUSIVE: Wheels24 reader and ex-chair of the board of SA's Road Traffic Management Corporation JOHN SAMPSON says SA's proposed zero blood-alcohol limit 'is futile'. He lists 7 ways to combat drunk driving...

'Blue light protocol not law'

2013-11-07 12:11

"We need protection against the people who are supposed to protect us", "The protocol is not legislation" and "Nonsense like this has little chance of working"... Wheels24 readers respond to the 'blue light protocol'.

RTMC: 'Corruption is a problem'

2013-10-10 13:35

'The reality is that trucks... and buses are getting licences illegally - operators of unroadworthy public transport should face harsh consequences' - so sayeth the RTMC

SA: Home of sleeping policemen

2012-10-24 08:32

SA's traffic cops sleep from 10pm-6am, except in the Western Cape, Road Traffic Management Corporation acting CEO Collins Letsoalo has revealed.

RTMC to get new CEO soon

2012-01-26 09:54

The appointment of a new Road Traffic Management Corporation head is on track after the ex-CEO's contract ended in December, says the transport ministry.


Speeding one of the main offences during Easter weekend

2017-04-17 06:56

The Road Traffic Management Corporation says speeding and overloading are the main offences during the Easter weekend.

Gauteng traffic officer arrested for soliciting a bribe - RTMC

2016-03-26 23:00

A Gauteng traffic officer is expected to appear in court on Tuesday after he was arrested for soliciting a bribe, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said on Saturday night.

Road Traffic board spent millions irregularly

2014-04-03 16:01

The former Road Traffic Management Corporation board irregularly spent more than R300m, according to the new board.

Blue light protocol: A life-saver?

2013-11-05 13:52

"By following this guide, you will immediately improve your chances of survival if they are real police," writes Wheels24 reader DAVID VIGILANT in response to the 'blue light' protocol.

Life ban for drunk drivers?

2013-01-04 08:14

Christmas road death stats report that, so far, 1279 people have died on SA's roads since December 1, 2012. Now the IFP wants drunk drivers banned - for life.

Ndebele queries RTMC's Deloitte 'clean-up'

2012-03-06 16:40

The Road Traffic Management Corporation's appointment of auditing firm Deloitte to do a "financial clean-up" was irregular, says the transport minister.

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