No room for Dudu Myeni in Nzimande’s office

2018-06-04 16:22

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande will not be appointing Dudu Myeni as a special advisor, as his predecessor Joe Maswanganyi intended.

Road deaths, speeding drivers, corruption: SA's festive season road stats are an eye-opener

2018-01-23 06:00

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has released statistics about speeding drivers, corruption at licensing centres and the department's plans to curb road deaths in 2018.

SA festive season road deaths: 1527 killed, 11% decrease

2018-01-22 11:18

The SA road death toll over the 2017/2018 festive season has seen an 11% decrease to 1527 deaths, reports the Transport Department.

Rail still the safest mode of transport, says Metrorail following Germiston collision

2018-01-09 22:13

As Metrorail assures commuters that rail is still the safest travel option, the minister of transport has directed Prasa to fast track plans to modernise rail services following a collision between two trains in Germiston.

Truck driver 'was taking chances' in Kroonstad crash - transport minister

2018-01-04 16:50

The truck driver, who collided with a train in a deadly crash near Kroonstad in which at least 18 people died, "was taking chances", Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi says.

Sanral halts construction of 3 toll roads, focuses on servicing debt

2017-11-29 17:32

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has told Parliament that roads agency Sanral, which is servicing a R48bn debt, is putting a temporarily halt on constructing three new toll roads in Gauteng.

Four drivers arrested in chaotic taxi operator march

2017-11-08 20:46

Four people were arrested and a journalist robbed of his camera during a National Taxi Alliance march in Tshwane’s CBD.

Department of Transport committed to transformation - minister

2017-10-03 16:09

The Department of Transport is committed to radical socio-economic transformation and is moving beyond words, says Minister of Transport Joe Maswanganyi.

Auditor’s report flags tender breaches

2017-09-10 05:59

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (Samsa) has lost millions due to tender irregularities, according to a management audit report about the financial standing of the organisation.

Metrorail costs Cape businesses millions - survey

2017-09-03 15:22

Disruptions in Metrorail's services cost Western Cape businesses millions in lost production hours, while employees travelling by train suffer assault and theft on daily basis, a survey has found.


'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.

Pedestrian deaths biggest contributor to festive season road death toll

2018-01-22 14:12

Pedestrian deaths have been the biggest contributor to the festive road death toll over the 2017/18 festive season, accounting for 37% of all fatalities in the period.

Festive season road death toll decreases 11% to 1 527

2018-01-22 10:50

The road death toll over the 2017/2018 festive season has decreased to 1 527, an 11% drop from the previous year.

Forensics teams working with families to identify train crash victims

2018-01-09 16:43

Forensic pathology teams are working hard to get DNA samples from family members of those who died in the Kroonstad train crash.

More than 1 500 cars pass through N3 toll per hour as people go on holiday

2017-12-22 22:08

The carnage that the country continues to experience on the roads is caused by a number of factors, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi.

Metrorail Western Cape to get R8bn injection - minister

2017-11-14 17:01

Metrorail services in the Western Cape are due to get no less than R8bn in new investment to improve ailing infrastructure, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi.

Beit Bridge border post in focus during SA-Zimbabwe commission

2017-10-03 20:00

The annual Bi-National Commission between Zimbabwe and South Africa has discussed plans to eradicate Beit Bridge border post delays that affect economic activities.

By blood or iron, we will protect our territory – meter taxi drivers

2017-09-11 17:21

Meter taxi drivers say they are willing to lay down their lives to prevent Uber drivers from invading 'their territory'.

Aarto bill, car modifications: SA traffic law wrap

2017-09-09 11:57

With the controversial Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences bill being the talk of the town, we take a look all stories related to traffic laws this week.

Transport minister distances himself from e-tolls 'dismal failure' report

2017-08-29 09:55

Transport minister Joe Maswanganyi has refuted a media report that government has proposed new laws "following the dismal failure of e-tolling revenue collection from Gauteng motorists who owe more that R6bn in unpaid tolls".

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