Month: June 2016

Hawks seize ephedrine in container at Durban Harbour

Hawks seize ephedrine in container at Durban Harbour

Members of the Hawks Drug Enforcement Bureau have made yet another breakthrough following the recovery of 140 kilograms of ephedrine. The Hawks members received information on Friday evening about the suspected drugs in a container, on a vessel which was going to dock at the at Durban harbour. Upon arrival […]

Three injured in KwaMashu truck collision

Three injured in KwaMashu truck collision

Three people sustained moderate injuries when a truck and a Toyota Fortuner collided with each other on the M25 in KwaMashu. Shortly after 1pm, paramedics from ER24 came across the collision. Three occupants from the truck were found with minor lacerations and possible spinal and soft tissue injuries. The occupants […]

Police uncovers large abalone processing facility in Grassy Park

Police uncovers large abalone processing facility in Grassy Park

Yesterday morning the Cape Town K9 Unit received information of alleged illegal abalone activity and proceeded to search a residence in Pelican Heights, Grassy Park. At about 10:00 they entered the house in Osprey Street where they uncovered a fully operational abalone processing facility on the ground level. A drying […]

AARTO and its effect on fleet owners and operators

AARTO and its effect on fleet owners and operators

For the last 18 years, the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act, 1998 (AARTO) points demerit system has been delayed due to various reasons, including a pending feasibility study and assessment of technological requirements. In April 2016, Chief Operating Officer of the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) Thabo Tsholetane […]