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16 Apr 2024 | Department of Transport
The Shova Kalula Bicycle programme: The programme has benefited over 100,000 learners to date who walk a distance of 3 to 5 km to and from school daily. Learners at Malatse Senior Secondary School and Moepi Senior Secondary School in the Dr J.S. Moroka Local Municipality in Mpumalanga are yet to benefit
29 Mar 2024 | Department of Transport
Pretoria: At the meeting held on 27 March 2024, between the Minister of Transport, Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga, the Minister of Finance, Mr Enoch Godongwane, and the Gauteng Province's Premier, Mr Panyaza Lesufi, an agreement was reached to delink the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Scheme e-tolls from gantries
15 Mar 2024 | Department of Transport
In order to qualify for taxi relief funding, the following have served as qualifying criteria. A taxi operator must, •Be a South African citizen or permanent resident in the Republic and •Be in possession of a valid operating license, or receipt as proof of application for renewal of
11 Mar 2024 | Department of Transport
The Minister of Transport Ms. Sindisiwe Chikunga has expressed shock and grave concern at the spate of bus crashes that have taken place over this weekend. Two incidents were reported this weekend, one in the Western Cape and the other in KwaZulu-Natal resulting in multiple fatalities and injuries.
01 Mar 2024 | Department of Transport
MECs Present Director General of the Department of Transport, Advocate James Mlawu Deputy Director General for Roads at the Department of Transport, Mr Christopher Hlabisa Senior Managers and Other Officials of the Department of Transport Representatives of Provincial and Local Governments RTMC
24 Jan 2024 | Department of Transport
Between 1 December 2023 and 11 January 2024, there were 164 traffic fatalities in the Western Cape compared to 131 fatalities in the previous year. These overall numbers for the province are made up of figures recorded on provincial roads and municipal roads. On municipal roads, there were 108 fatalities,
05 Dec 2023 | Department of Transport
We are just four days into the official festive season period and I am dismayed at the reckless behaviour on our province’s roads over the past weekend. Behaviour such as trucks operating on prohibited routes and creating dangerous obstructions when they get stuck, cyclists ignoring construction
26 Oct 2023 | Department of Transport
The National Department of Transport invites members of the media to a Transport Roundtable on Universal Accessibility which will be held from 26th to 27th October 2023. The Round Table is part of the Department’s October Transport Month Campaign for 2023. According to the White Paper on National
22 Oct 2023 | Department of Transport
The Cross-Border Road Transport Agency is established in terms of the Cross-Border Road Transport Act (Act No 4 of 1998) as amended. The C-BRT Act creates the Cross-Border Road Transport Agency (“C-BRTA”) and gives effect to various international agreements that regulate cross-border road

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