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Roads claim 1 685 in 2021 festive season

A total of 1 685 fatalities were recorded over the 2021 festive season period, statistics released by Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula reveal. The figure was...

Mbalula cooking up a plan to deal with broken driver’s licence...

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula is expected to announce temporary measures for motorists whose driver’s licences expired during lockdown. Questions had been raised on whether there would be...

Road safety: Call for caution as SA recovers from festive season

As many prepare to travel back home following the festive season break, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called for increased road safety measures and...

142% spike in crashes with multiple deaths, says Mbalula

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says there has been a significant spike in crashes that resulted in multiple deaths across South Africa’s roads since December started. Releasing the...

Hopes of agreement between FS #taxi associations

It appears that an agreement will be reached soon between two rival taxi organisations in Qwaqwa in the Free State. OFM News reports, the Qwaqwa...

E-tolls must stay, insists Mbalula

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday reiterated that national roads must be maintained and this cost money, which meant the e-toll system cannot be...

#FestiveSeason: Drunk drivers on SAPS radar

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said traffic officials would be on the lookout for drivers under the influence of drugs as well as alcohol this...

Motorists warned: Service your cars before you travel this festive season

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has, ahead of the festive season, called upon motorists to make sure that their vehicles are roadworthy if...

Mbalula pushes for 0% alcohol level

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says government is working towards introducing a new bill pushing for a zero-percent alcohol level for all motorists. The Road Traffic...

Monday’s looming taxi strike to leave thousands stranded

Unless government comes to the table with much more than the R1.13 billion they have offered to help ease the taxi industry’s Covid-19 blues,...

A comprehensive guide to understanding the lockdown for parents

We all know that we are locked down, but how does this translate to our everyday lives? The lockdown affects a lot of aspects...

#Coronavirus: Taxis impounded in NW for disregarding lockdown

At least 44 minibus taxis have been impounded for flouting South Africa's 21-day lockdown regulations in Rustenburg, the municipality said. The vehicles were impounded for...

Public transport operating hours relaxed for social grant beneficiaries

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula will relax the public transport operating hours for a week to cater for the needs of society's most vulnerable and...

#CoronaOutbreak: Mbalula to update SA on public transport

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula will this afternoon once again provide an update on the travel ban pronounced by President Cyril Ramaphosa. This, after Ramaphosa’s announcement...

Youths suspected of torching 24 Shosholoza Meyl carriages in Bloem

A case of arson is under investigation after 24 out of order Shosholoza Meyl train carriages were torched on the rails next to the...