Truck blockades set to continue, as drivers lose patience with government

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Truck drivers blockaded the N3 at Van Reenen’s Pass on Friday. The protestors expressed their anger, as the South African government has not addressed their concerns over the hiring of foreign drivers. The All Truck Drivers forum said local drivers are losing patience with the government.
Truck drivers blockaded the N3 at Van Reenen’s Pass on Friday. The protestors expressed their anger, as the South African government has not addressed their concerns over the hiring of foreign drivers. The All Truck Drivers forum said local drivers are losing patience with the government.

The All Truck Drivers Forum and Allied South Africa believe truck blockades won’t end, as freight companies are still employing foreign nationals.

This, as there was still no resolution to the blockade of the N3 at Van Reenen’s Pass late on Friday.

The forum, which has been vocal about the hiring of foreign nationals in the industry, said local drivers are losing patience with government. For most of Friday, traffic was at a standstill on the N3 at Van Reenen’s Pass after trucks were used to block the roads.

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