US starts granting and denying some Huawei supply licenses

2019-11-21 08:47

In May, the US added Huawei to what is known as the entity list in an effort to block US companies from selling components to China's largest technology company, which it accuses of being a threat to America’s national security.

Nzimande vows to clear driving licence backlog of 194 000 cards

2019-04-04 13:36

The backlog was caused by a 2018 strike by employees producing the cards, which ended when the department chose to in-source card production.

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...


How to get a licence to grow dagga for the export market

2019-04-22 14:20

This month, four SA companies have obtained licences to export medical dagga.

Why more regular licence renewals won't stop road accidents

2019-01-24 08:41

With access to live data roads and traffic can be managed more efficiently.

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?

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