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Department of Transport and Public Works - Public Information: A

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People with disabilities (PWD) can access buildings and certain public transport facilities using special design features.

Public transport


Various public transport services in the Western Cape cater to the special needs of disabled people.

Driving after you've been drinking alcohol is a bad idea, as you may be over the legal drinking limit.

The last thing you want is to fail your breathalyser test, pay a fine or get arrested and risk losing your driver’s licence.

If you are planning to buy your first vehicle or considering applying for a personalised number plate, here’s some helpful information to ensure you stay on the right side of the law.

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Safe and reliable transport will be vital for a successful 2010 World Cup. To ensure that the transport industry benefits, taxi operators have the opportunity to apply for a temporary operating licence (special event - 2010). Guidelines for applying for an operating licence (OL):
  • Operators who already hold an OL or permits for relevant routes or areas do not require the temporary OL and may operate within the authority of their normal OL or permit.
  • Operators who hold an OL or permits for other routes or areas will have to apply for temporary OLs.

Driving school instructors have the important task of training learner drivers. Therefore, by law, all instructors must be in possession of a valid instructor’s certificate issued by a Driving Licence Testing Centre (DLTC).

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Special and personalised licence plates can only be issued by the registered outlets listed here.

The procurement system