traffic

Justice Project SA criticises road traffic management, proposes restorative justice strategy

As South African roads become busier – and more dangerous – during the festive season, the director of Justice Project South Africa, Howard Dembovsky, is critical of local, provincial and national government’s strategies dealing with road traffic management and collisions. His comments comes as transport minister Fikile Mbalula released the[…]

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Drunken driving arrests rise but fewer vehicles on the road

There have been fewer vehicles on the road compared to previous years during the festive season, says advocate Johan Jonck of Arrive Alive. There also appears to be fewer accidents involving multiple fatalities. The number of arrests for drunk driving is, however, still increasing. READ | 46 arrested for drunk driving[…]

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Long weekend road accidents claim 10 lives

Long weekends and the holiday season are well-known for being dangerous times on South Africa’s roads. Despite Traffic authorities best efforts, accidents and drunk driving continued to claim lives this weekend. According to EWN, at least 10 people have been killed on Western Province roads since the start of the weekend.[…]

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Cape Town car license fees to increase

The Western Cape Provincial Government has announced that it would like the public’s comment on its proposal to raise the fees of various car licenses across the Cape for 2020. The draft regulation outlines the fees for cars, trucks, motorcycles, trailers and caravans. The increase is proposed at 4.5%, which[…]

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What Cape Town’s new number plates will look like

The Mother City will soon have to move over to a new number plate system and locals will have to say goodbye to the CAA number plates. A provincial gazette published this past Friday, November 15 reveals interesting new information about what Capetonians can expect from the new system. These[…]

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Cape Town number plates are changing again

Cape Town vehicle number plates starting with CAA will soon run out, and will be replaced with a new numerical code ending in WC. According to Western Cape Transport MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela, the old number plates will be replaced with a combination of alpha and numeric characters followed by WC[…]

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Business as usual: Dunoon protests suspended

Protests in Dunoon have been suspended following a meeting that took place last night between taxi drivers and associations and the community of Dunoon. This comes after several days of violent protests by taxi drivers against the law enforcement activities of traffic officials. The purpose of the meeting was to[…]

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