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[…]
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[…]
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.[…]
The City of Cape Town will look at new regulations for e-hailing services and food delivery scooters as traffic congestion and limited parking space continues to impact the city. Speaking to the Cape Argus, ward councillor Dave Bryant said that the motion was put forward in response to queries from residents and[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
A truck has been set alight during a service delivery protest in Dunoon, Cape Town on Friday. According to City of Cape Town traffic services spokesperson Richard Coleman, the protest started just after 07:00 and areas affected include the entire Dunoon, the N7, Koeberg and Malibongwe roads. Coleman said bus[…]
Most Cape Town motorists slow down when they see a traffic officer with a speed camera on the side of the road, but they may be surprised to find that the official with the steely-eyed gaze is actually a metal cut-out. Several city residents were surprised this week by a[…]
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