News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

First Safely Home Road Safety Reward Winner Drawn

24 December 2012

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

R50 000 Safely Home Road Safety Reward - Minister Carlisle to Draw Winners

24 December 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will be conducting the first of two draws for the Read More

R50 000 Reward for Fine-Free Western Cape Drivers

17 December 2012

The Western Cape Government and Safely Home launched the "Safely Home Road Safety Reward" campaign on 17 December 2012. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Launch R50 000 Safely Home Road Safety Reward Campaign

17 December 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will launch the Western Cape Government and Read More

89 People Killed on Western Cape Roads

16 December 2012

Up until 16 December 2012, 89 people were killed on the Western Cape's roads, compared to 66 in 2011, an increase of 35%.Of the 89 lives lost already in the province: Read More

Back Seat "Buckling-Up" Enforcement to Be Intensified

13 December 2012

The first 10 days of December has seen 62 people being killed on the Western Cape roads, compared to 43 in 2011, an increase of 31%.Of the 62 lives lost already in the province, 28 (45%) were passengers, while 20 (32%) were pedestrians. Read More

Season Carnage Must Be Stopped

10 December 2012

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Department and Municipality Building Roads Better Together

10 December 2012

The District Roads Engineer (DRE) of the Oudtshoorn Office of Transport and Public Works and the Eden District Municipality (EDM) Read More

Fifty-two Fines Issued at Laingsburg Roadblock

7 December 2012

The following stakeholders held a roadblock outside Laingsburg on 7 December 2012: Read More

Roads Open for 2012/2013 Festive Season

6 December 2012

All roads maintained and currently being upgraded by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works will be open fo Read More

ASOD Camera Enforcement Network Launched on Province Death Stretch

5 December 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works launched the new Average Speed Over Distance (ASOD) camera network system on 5 December 2012 at the Traffic Management Centre in Goodwood. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Launch New ASOD Camera Enforcement Network

4 December 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will launch the new Average Speed Over Distance (ASOD) camera network s Read More

Restrictions Placed on Three Bellville Taxi Associations

3 December 2012

On 3 December 2012, Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will provide an update on the restrictions placed on the following Bellville taxi associations: Read More

Taxi Industry a Fine Example of Open Opportunity Undertaking

3 December 2012

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

The Western Cape Provincial Road Traffic Bill Becomes Law

1 December 2012

The Western Cape Provincial Road Traffic Act was passed by the Provincial Legislature on 29 November 2012. Read More

Motorcyclist Deaths on the Rise

29 November 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, expressed growing concern at the ever mounting toll of motorcycle fatalities in the Western Cape. Read More

Restraints Save Lives, "Buckle-Up or You'll Be Back!"

22 November 2012

Childsafe and the management of Red Cross Children's Hospital launched their "Buckle-up or you’ll be back!" campaign on 22 November 2012 to raise awareness of the dangers of not buckling-up when driving particularly with children in the vehicle. Read More

Buckle-Up or You’ll Be Back! Campaign Launched at Red Cross Children's Hospital

22 November 2012

Childsafe South Africa, in collaboration with Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, will launch the 'Buckle-up or you’ll be back!' campaign on 22 November 2012 to raise awareness around the dangers of not buckling-up when driving, particularly... Read More

Route 60 Repairs Underway

21 November 2012

A slip failure of the road embankment occurred on the R60 between Ashton and Swellendam in October, causing a large subsidence across almost the full width of the road. This required that the road be completely closed as it is not safe for the... Read More

Integrated Public Transport and One Timetable for Public Transport in the City

12 November 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will brief the media on 13 November 2012 on the integration of public transport in the city and the vital role a single timetable plays in achieving integration and accessibility for the... Read More