Increase in SA vehicle licence transaction fees 'must be explained' - JPSA

2017-10-16 13:01

SA motorists could be forking out more to own their cars with a proposed increase for vehicle licence fee transactions. JPSA calls on the Transport Minister to justify the increase...

Gauteng driver licensing woes : 'Motorists must plan ahead'

2017-07-28 08:21

'We are grateful the City of Tshwane has made provision to accommodate people at other centres but we fear this may not alleviate the backlogs,' says the AA as it addresses the ongoing issues affecting licensing stations in Gauteng.

Want a personalised number plate in SA? Here's what you need to know

2017-03-23 07:41

Whether it's 'CATCH ME - GP' or 'SXYBEAST - EC', we've all thought about owning a personalised number plate in SA. Here's what you need to know...

Rare number plates in SA: Joost's lucky 'No. 9' part of R2.5-million auction

2016-11-21 08:59

Springbok great Joost van der Westhuizen adds his '9-GP' number plates to complete a unique collection up for auction in Johannesburg. The plates could sell for R2.5 million!

Vehicle licensing fraud up

2015-10-19 12:52

Fraud in the vehicle licensing industry has flourished again after the KZN Department of Transport restructured its Vehicle Technical Compliance unit.

Plastic not fantastic for UK car licence

2015-06-03 12:10

Drivers should be wary of holiday car-hire confusion and delay when the UK's paper counterpart driving licence becomes obsolete later in June.

Chaos at test centre as MEC crashes in

2015-01-23 09:37

Long queues, poor management... that's a Gauteng MEC's verdict after a shock visit to the Centurion Driver Testing Centre in Tshwane.

R166 000: Blue Eyes' ticket to ride sold

2014-06-30 11:39

Singer and actor Frank Sinatra's driving licence has been auctioned to an undisclosed buyer in New Jersey. Now somebody else has his ticket to ride...

US kissing off car love affair?

2013-09-02 09:53

The average distance drivers cover in the US has dropped and one expert believes the open road is no longer the pathway to freedom it once was. Is America's love affair with cars over?

Road slaughter: Reader responds

2013-04-04 11:13

Reader FIONA SEEDAT responds to CHRIS BARRY’s article on SA road slaughter and says government departments should “present a unified stance” to combat road deaths.


It's about Tyme - SA has first new bank since 1999

2017-09-28 11:17

South Africa has a new bank, backed by billionaire Patrice Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital, after the SA Reserve Bank issued TymeDigital an operating licence.

New number plates for SA: 5 things you need to know

2017-06-01 10:06

With new number plate laws set to come into effect later in 2017, it’s best to know how this will affect you. Here are 5 things you should know about SA's new number plates.

Cape Town warns against vehicle licence fraud

2017-01-30 14:44

Three arrests in recent weeks suggest that license disc tampering is on the rise in Cape Town.

Licensing dept ‘needs jacking up’

2016-02-01 11:14

Untrained staff and lack of management at the Motor Licensing Department resulted in an internal audit deeming the department only “partially adequate”.

Telkom CEO appears in court on car fraud allegations

2015-07-03 15:34

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has appeared in a Johannesburg court after being summoned to respond to allegations of traffic regulation fraud.

Readers respond: Centurion test centre chaos

2015-01-26 10:49

Ismail Vadi, Gauteng's MEC for roads and transport, promised to put an end to poor service experienced at the Centurion Driver Testing Centre in Tshwane. Wheels24 readers respond...

Sexy 'Car Curse of 39' strikes again

2014-07-23 12:05

A traffic department in Afghanistan has 800 unwanted licence plates bearing the number '39' because the locals don't want to be connected to the sexual taboo associated with the number.

UK to scrap licence discs

2014-01-06 09:52

The UK is to scrap road-tax discs in favour of an online system. Imagine doing away with the tedium of queuing at a South African traffic department to obtain your licence disc?

Reader: Plan for SA road safety

2013-04-12 13:07

Reader GERRIT KELLERMAN believes that "if there is any earnest commitment from the government to reduce the slaughter on South African roads” it should follow his plan for road safety.

Banned Tevez out driving again

2013-03-11 13:41

Manchester City player Carlos Tevez, who received a six-month driving ban in January 2013 could face jail after being arrested for driving his Porsche Cayenne while banned.

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