RTI delay ‘a stalling tactic’

2014-12-29 11:44

Two years on and the provincial government has failed to act against inept transport officials who organised the catastrophic traffic officer recruitment drive that left eight people dead.

Fitness test post mortems 'not clear'

2013-08-22 23:11

There was no evidence that heat exposure caused the deaths of two men after a KwaZulu-Natal Road Traffic Inspectorate fitness test, an inquiry in Pietermaritzburg has heard.

EMRS man tried to stop KZN fitness test

2013-08-14 17:12

An Emergency Medical Rescue Services manager tried to stop a deadly KwaZulu-Natal Road Traffic Inspectorate fitness test, an inquiry in Pietermaritzburg has heard.

9th death not related to RTI fitness test

2013-07-09 18:18

A participant in a Road Traffic Inspectorate job recruitment fitness test drowned two days later, a commission of inquiry in Pietermaritzburg has heard.

Lawyer: Fitness test wasn't cruel

2013-06-04 22:37

A KZN Road Traffic Inspectorate (RTI) fitness test in which eight people died was not cruel, an inquiry heard.

No water, medics for fitness test recruits

2013-04-30 12:50

A witness has told an inquiry about the poor organisation that led to the deaths of eight applicants at a recruitment drive for trainee traffic officers in Pietermaritzburg in late December.


RTI probe to cost R13m

2013-10-20 15:57

An inquiry into fatalities during a KwaZulu-Natal Road Traffic Inspectorate fitness test will cost taxpayers R13.3m, the Sunday Tribune has reported.

EMRS never received 'formal request'

2013-08-15 23:17

Emergency Medical Rescue Services could not properly prepare for a deadly KwaZulu-Natal job recruitment fitness test last year, an inquiry has heard.

About 200 treated at RTI fitness test

2013-08-08 22:08

Paramedics treated about 200 people on the first day of the KwaZulu-Natal Road Traffic Inspectorate's fitness test for job applicants, a commission of inquiry has heard.

Applicant's death a mystery - testimony

2013-07-03 19:37

Many questions remain about the death of a man found with his throat slit during a KwaZulu-Natal Road Traffic Fitness Test, a commission of inquiry has heard.

Fitness 'a requirement' for traffic cops

2013-05-22 15:14

An advert for trainee positions at the KwaZulu-Natal transport department specified that a stringent physical assessment was required, a commission of inquiry has heard.

Commission to probe RTI deaths

2013-02-28 16:15

A commission of inquiry has been appointed to investigate the deaths last year of eight Road Traffic Inspectorate applicants, KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize has announced.

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