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Western Cape Religious Leaders Endorse Safely Home Campaign

14 December 2010

The Western Cape Religious Leaders Forum (WCRLF), representing all faith communities in the Province, welcomes the opportunity to support and fully endorse the Safely Home Campaign, initiated by MEC Robin Carlisle and the Department of Transport and... Read More

Minister Urges Motorists to be Extra Cautious throughout the Festive Season

9 December 2010

The beginning of the December school holidays today and the closure of some businesses for the festive season will, from now onwards, result in excessive traffic volumes on provincial roads as people enter or leave the Western Cape for their... Read More

Minister Carlisle Officially Open Upgraded Road in Pniel

8 December 2010

Minister Robin Carlisle today officially opened the upgraded road from Helshoogte Pass to Boschendal. This is the 12th roads infrastructure capital project successfully completed by the Department of Transport and Public Works in 2010. Read More

Vrygrond Taxi Group's Application for Association Registration Declined

8 December 2010

The Department of Transport and Public Works and the City of Cape Town today informed the Vrygrond Taxi Group that its application for registration as a taxi association has been turned down. Read More

Jail Time for Speedsters Says Minister

7 December 2010

Young male killers in small fast cars struck again this morning killing a motorist on his way to work. The accident occurred at 3.30am when two young men in two small highly powered cars were "dicing" each other through the bends of Hospital Hill. Read More

Minister Carlisle Officially Opens Upgraded Road in Pniel

7 December 2010

Minister Robin Carlisle today officially opened the upgraded road from Helshoogte Pass to Boschendal. This is the 12th roads infrastructure capital project successfully completed by the Department of Transport and Public Works in 2010. Read More

Transport Department's Provincial Licensing Board Extends Operational Hours for Festive Season

6 December 2010

While most people in the province are relaxing and enjoying the holidays, the Western Cape Provincial Operating Licensing Board (POLB) is extending operational hours for the duration of the festive season to deal with the huge demand for operating... Read More

Vehicle Testing Centres Doing Free Roadworthy Testing

29 November 2010

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Vehicle Testing Stations Join Safely Home Campaign to Provide Free Vehicle Safety Checks

21 November 2010

The Western Cape Retail Motor Industry (RMI) has joined forces with the Safely Home campaign to provide motorists in the province with free vehicle safety checks for the festive season. Read More

MEC Carlisle: Expansion of Special Courts Service

15 November 2010

Minister Robin Carlisle recently held discussions with the Deputy National Minister of Justice Andries Nel over his (Carlisle) proposal that the Ministry of Justice consider expanding the special courts service that was operational during the World... Read More

Minister Welcomes Withdrawal of Operating Licenses

1 November 2010

The Provincial Operating Licensing Board (POLB) today held a hearing for a decision on the fate of Mr. Jacob Humphreys' operating licenses. Read More

Transport Head of Ministry Reponds to Level Crossing Accident Media Reports

28 October 2010

Since the tragic death of Sorette Fourie at level crossing near Simonsvlei (Divisional Road 1103, km 3.41) on Monday morning, there have been numerous media reports apportioning blame. Read More

Transport and Public Works MEC Angered by this Morning's Accident

24 October 2010

Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle is outraged by this morning's accident in which a woman was killed when her car collided with a passenger train at the level crossing between Paarl and Klapmuts. Read More

Transport and Public Works MEC Angered by this Morning's Accident

24 October 2010

Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle is outraged by this morning's accident in which a woman was killed when her car collided with a passenger train at the level crossing between Paarl and Klapmuts. Read More

MEC for Transport and Public Works Announces Transport Month Diary

3 October 2010

October is Transport Month, and the focus of the Department of Transport and Public Works is on road safety and public transport. Read More

Western Cape Road Deaths Drop Sharply

29 September 2010

The annual report of the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), compiler of the official road safety statistics, show a sharp drop in the number of road deaths in the Western Cape for the year ended 30th March 2010. Read More

Western Cape Road Deaths Drop Sharply

29 September 2010

The annual report of the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), compiler of the official road safety statistics, show a sharp drop in the number of road deaths in the Western Cape for the year ended 30th March 2010. Read More

Official Opening of Phillipi Stadium

26 August 2010

Minister Robin Carlisle will tomorrow officially open the upgraded Phillipi Stadium. Chipcor Construction (Pty) Ltd recently won the bid for the management of the stadium for 10 years. Read More

Transport MEC to Monitor Train Accident Investigation

24 August 2010

This morning Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, visited the scene of an accident at the Buttskop level crossing between Blackheath and Melton Rose Stations. Read More

Transport MEC to Monitor Train Accident Investigation

24 August 2010

This morning Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, visited the scene of an accident at the Buttskop level crossing between Blackheath and Melton Rose Stations. Read More