Long weekend horror crash: Drivers cautioned to be safe after road deaths spike

2018-12-19 13:08

Festive season road deaths have increased sharply following an horrific crash in Touwsrivier over the weekend which claimed 12 lives.

Western Cape launches mobile alcohol testing unit

2017-12-15 13:56

The Western Cape has acquired a Mobile Alcohol Evidentiary Unit which they say will become yet another weapon in our arsenal used to target the scourge of drink driving in this province.

New 'CAA' licence plates for Cape Town: Have YOUR say!

2017-12-06 14:08

'This move is a pre-emptive one, driven by the rate at which the current 'CA' licence numbers are fast depleting,' says Western Cape transport MEC Donald Grant as cars in Cape Town could sport new 'CAA' licence plates.

This controversial ad asks SA men to 'man up and slow down'

2017-11-30 17:02

'All of our data points to men being culpable for the vast majority of deaths and injuries on our roads,' says the Western Cape transport department as it releases another hard-hitting road safety ad.

Hard-hitting SA ad goes viral, readers respond

2017-07-20 14:05

'We hope that the campaign will speak directly to motorists, urging them not to use their phones while driving,' says Western Cape MEC Donald Grant as the province's hard-hitting ad goes viral.

Hard-hitting SA road safety ad: Will 'Boys' curb drunk driving?

2017-07-02 14:56

The Western Cape transport department has released another controversial ad in a bid to fight drunk driving in South Africa called 'Boys'.

Western Cape roads remain lethal: Christmas long weekend claims 19 lives

2016-12-28 10:50

The Western Cape roads have claimed 19 lives this Christmas long weekend, despite several warnings and safety campaigns from the provincial transport department.

City of Cape Town opposes national traffic service: 'Breach of the Constitution'

2016-12-12 07:49

'It would not be the first time that we have had to take legal action to stop bad planning and legislation by the national government,' says the City's Alderman JP Smith and Transport MEC Donald Grant.

Car licence fee hike: What Western Cape readers say

2016-11-23 09:23

'We are actually getting a fairly good deal with just a 6% increase', 'Typical of these fatcat politicians they will milk the public dry!' Wheels24 readers voice their views on proposed vehicle licence fee increases for the Western Cape.

Vehicle impounding on the cards for SA offenders: Have your say...

2016-09-28 07:00

The Western Cape government proposes the impoundment of vehicles for serious road traffic offences, and to encourage road safety through education, promotion and research activities.


#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".

'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.

Traffic officials to adopt 'no-nonsense' approach this festive season - MEC

2017-12-05 20:03

Around-the-clock enforcement is on the cards for Western Cape roads this festive season, Transport and Public Works MEC Donald Grant has warned.

Taxis scrambling to get commuters home after strike called off

2017-09-18 16:58

Western Cape taxi owners say drivers will pull out all the stops to make sure commuters can get home, after they called off their strike.

This hard-hitting ad will make you think twice about texting and driving

2017-07-17 10:43

The Western Cape transport department has posted a hard-hitting video, this time aimed at texting and driving. Warning: It starts out funny but takes a seriously dark twist...

Pit stop drinking: A reckless trend in SA

2017-03-14 08:37

'Will changing drinking and driving to a schedule five offence bring about enough change, fast enough,' asks MasterDrive SA's Eugene Herbert as he sheds light on a reckless road-trip trend - motorists parking off, having a few drinks and rejoining traffic.

Here's how the Western Cape plans to make the roads safer this festive season

2016-12-13 11:29

'Our most urgent task is to do all we can to lessen the carnage that is caused each year by reckless and irresponsible behaviour on our roads,' says MEC Donald Grant.

#Boozefreeroads: WCape's shocking holiday ad. It has drinking demons...

2016-12-02 12:21

The Western Cape has launched another shocking ad to alert motorists to the dangers of drinking and driving during the holdiays? It features drinking demons. Do you think it will curb drunk drivers?

Need to renew your car licence? Western Cape drivers will be paying more

2016-11-21 12:52

Driver’s renewing their vehicle licence in the Western Cape will have to pay more as proposed fee increases have been published in a Provincial Government gazette.

CT meter taxis want answers over ‘illegal’ Uber

2016-07-15 12:19

Metered taxi drivers say they have marched in Cape Town because the Western Cape government has failed to reply to their concerns over internet app Uber.

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