The Department of Transport says it will soon issue officers with body cameras to ensure the safety of both law enforcers and members of the public. However, the initiative has been met with mixed reactions amongst law enforcement officers and members of the public, while a majority of the officers[…]
As thousands of people prepare to travel to various destinations across the country and abroad for the Easter holidays, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) says it is ready to deal with the expected high volumes of traffic. RTMC says it will use drones, vehicle and body cameras to enforce[…]
Drunk driving has been a core focus for traffic officers patrolling national roads over the festive season, with over 100 000 drivers tested during law enforcement operations. Road Traffic Management Corporation spokesperson, Simon Zwane, said more than 924 000 vehicles have been stopped and checked at various roadblocks throughout the[…]
A total of 3078 motorists have been arrested on South African roads in the first 16 days of the festive period – December 1 to 16 – for drunken driving, speed, reckless and negligent driving, and possession of false documents, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said on Sunday. The[…]
Motorists should expect long delays on the road this week due to the end-of-holiday traffic rush, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said on Monday. More than 1 000 vehicles an hour were passing points along the country’s major roads, including the N3 and N1, spokesperson Simon Zwane said. Over 1[…]
The Democratic Alliance has said the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) is using “bully-boy” tactics to threaten motorists this festive season. In a statement released on Thursday, the party said that RTMC had threatened arrests in areas that contravened legislation. “In lieu of proper road safety initiatives, the RTMC has[…]
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