Please see the information on the workshops (10, 12 and 25 November and webinar 25 November 2020) below.

LEGISLATION UPDATE:

Please note the provisions of the directive on the validity of driver and vehicle licences published on 22 July 2020:

  • All learner’s licences, driving licence cards, temporary driving licences and professional driving permits that expire during the period that commenced from 26 March 2020 up to and including 31 August 2020 are deemed to be valid and their validity period is extended for a further grace period ending on 31 January 2021.
  • All motor vehicle licence discs, temporary permits and roadworthy certificates that expired during the period that commenced from 26 March 2020 up to and including 31 May 2020 are deemed to be valid and their validity period is extended for a further grace period ending on 31 August 2020. No further grace periods were published.
  • Motor trade number licences (garage plates) that expired during the period that commenced from 26 March 2020 up to and including 31 May 2020 are deemed to be valid and are extended for a further grace period ending on 30 November 2020.

The Minister of Transport has published amended directives in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 in Government Gazette Nr. 43679 on 2 September 2020. The capacity for transport in private vehicles is clarified. Private vehicles are permitted to carry 100% of the persons as indicated on the licence disc of the vehicle. Operating licences for tourist and charter services that expired from 26 March to 31 August are deemed valid until 28 February 2021. The gazette is available on our website under Downloads.

The Minister of Transport has published amended directives in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 in Government Gazette 43652 on 25 August 2020 for public transport services. The directions published deal with long distance travel as well as trips not regarded as long distance travel. The gazette is available on our website under Downloads.

ANNUAL WORKSHOPS / WEBINAR INFORMATION:

Our 21st Annual Road Traffic and Transport Legislation workshops dates:

Stellenbosch – 10 November 2020
Durban – 12 November 2020
Pretoria – 25 November 2020*
Webinar (hybrid event) – 25 November 2020*

*WEBINAR – 25 November 2020: We will host the Pretoria Workshop at the CSIR as a hybrid event and delegates may attend in person or log in online. If you want to register for the online workshop, please indicate your choice on the registration form. If you have already registered for one of the workshops and prefer to be registered for the online workshop, please contact the office to allow us to make the arrangements.

  • The Registration fee is R3 250,00 per person (VAT Included) and includes the workshop documentation and an updated copy of the NRTA.
  • Please contact our office at admin@altaswanepoel.co.za for any further information.
  • Office Cell Phone Number – 067 1473 247
  • Office Land Line Number – 012 332 2186/9 (Tuesday and Wednesdays)
  • We are an ECSA member: SARF17/ASA01/20

Regards and keep safe.

Alta