Legislation / Rules of the Road

Update on Road Traffic Legislation 5 June 2020

Update on Road Traffic Legislation 5 June 2020

Legislation Update: Parliament published the National Road Traffic Amendment Bill [B7 of 2020] and the Transport Appeals Tribunal Amendment Bill, [B8 of 2020] . The bills are available at: https://www.parliament.gov.za/bill/2290481 https://www.parliament.gov.za/bill/2290487 AARTO Update:  Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula announced that the rollout of the Administrative Adjudication of Traffic Offences (Aarto) […]

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Guidelines regarding Freight Lockdown

What are “essential goods and services?” Guidelines to Freight Logistics operations under the conditions of the Government Notice issued by the Minister of Corporate Governance and Traditional Affairs on 25 March 2020. At all times it is prudent to read this simplified document with the Notice as published by the […]

What are the categories for a Professional Driving Permit?

What are the categories for a Professional Driving Permit?

The regulation that applies is reg 116. Reg 116.      Categories of, and authority conveyed by, professional driving permit (1)     Professional driving permits are divided in the following categories: (a)     Category “G”, which authorises the driving of a motor vehicle as referred to in regulation 115(1)(a) and (b); (b)     category “P”, […]

Update on Traffic and Transport Legislation

Update on Traffic and Transport Legislation

The Department of Transport published Notice No. 1392 of 19 December 2018 in Government Gazette No 42120.  Reg 224.     Overall height of vehicle and load No person shall operate on a public road a motor vehicle together with any load thereon, the overall height of which— (a)     in the case […]

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to train much-needed auditors to assess safety of transporting hazardous materials

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to train much-needed auditors to assess safety of transporting hazardous materials

Transporting dangerous goods, including hazardous chemicals, is associated with specific risks that could cause harm to people, animals, property and the environment in the event of an accident. It is therefore essential for hauliers and logistics service providers to have management systems in place to properly identify and control the […]