Tag: Department of Transport

ANC supporters killed in bus crash on the R33

ANC supporters killed in bus crash on the R33

Major crash occurred today on the R33, before Dumbe Dam, approximately 5km from Paulpietersburg, KwaZulu-Natal. The incident involved a passenger bus that lost control and rolled over. Initial reports indicate 70 occupants on the bus, resulting in 8 fatalities, 4 serious injuries, 23 slight injuries, and 28 individuals unharmed. The […]

Western Cape safer after R16 million cannabis bust by Provincial Traffic

Western Cape safer after R16 million cannabis bust by Provincial Traffic

On Saturday 25 November 2023, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Officers stopped a heavy motor vehicle for a routine inspection as part of their patrol duties on the N1 between Laingsburg and Leeu Gamka. While inspecting the two trailers of the truck, the officers detected 40 bags of compressed cannabis weighing […]

Chikunga leads C-BRTA Cross-Alive Road Safety Campaign

Chikunga leads C-BRTA Cross-Alive Road Safety Campaign

Members of the media are invited to join Transport Minister, Sindisiwe Chikunga on Tuesday, 01 August 2023 for the Cross-Border Road Transport Agency’s (C-BRTA) Cross-Alive Road Safety campaign under the theme: “Obey the Law and Cross-Alive.” The Cross-Alive Road Safety campaign aims to advocate for road safety along the Beitbridge […]

Transport SMME from Marikana launches road safety campaign

Transport SMME from Marikana launches road safety campaign

SMME transport company Mamoja Trading and Project launched its road safety campaign at its home in Marikana, North West Province, on 5 July. The safety initiative, focusing raising safety awareness, aims to reduce the severity and frequency of truck accidents in the country. Themed “Safety is a small investment for […]

Transport Department commemorates Seafarers at the 2023 Day Of The Seafarers

Transport Department commemorates Seafarers at the 2023 Day Of The Seafarers

The National Department of Transport will on Tuesday, 27 June 2023 join the international community in commemorating the 2023 International Seafarers’ Day. The International Day of the Seafarers recognises seafarers’ contribution in protecting the maritime environment. The 2023 International Seafarers Day theme: “MARPOL at 50-Our commitment goes on,” places emphasis […]

Update on interventions to address demands of truck drivers

Update on interventions to address demands of truck drivers

In recent days we have witnessed truck drivers blockading national roads making demands which range from their conditions of service, employment of foreign nationals, and issues relating to professional driving permits. President Ramaphosa has mandated an Inter-Ministerial Committee, led by the Minister of Employment & Labour, Mr. Thulas Nxesi to […]