News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

January Road Deaths To Reach Record Low As We Head Towards #PayDayBlues Weekend

29 January 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Safely Home Extends Reach to Youngsters via New Mxit App

28 January 2015

We are very excited to be extending the reach of our road safety campaign to one of the more vulnerable road user groups, young people, through our new Safely Home Mxit application. Read More

Making Stellenbosch Railway Crossings Safer

26 January 2015

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) and the Department of Transport and Public Works are working together to improve transport safety through the Western Cape’s R Read More

Provincial Traffic Weekend Operations

26 January 2015

This weekend (23 and 24 January), 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape with a total of 2 175 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Transport and Public Works to Spend More Than R35 Million on R399 Rehabilitation

26 January 2015

The Western Cape West Coast economy and infrastructure will get a boost during the next 30 months. Read More

Seven Vehicles Impounded at Blossom Primary School in Athlone

22 January 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Ten Fatalities on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

19 January 2015

On 16 and 17 January 2015, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape. A total of 2 994 vehicles were stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services’ safety campaign. Read More

Minister Grant Rebukes Reports of Western Cape Minister's Arrest

14 January 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister Of Transport and Public Works There is absolutely no truth to the SAPA story that a Western Cape Minister was arrested for allegedly speeding along the N1 South in Johannesburg on Sunday morning. Read More

Minister Grant on Fatal Crash Outside Touwsriver in Which Seven Died

13 January 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Earlier this morning, I visited in hospital the passengers who sustained injuries during last night’s crash between a bus and minibus taxi on the N1. Read More

Thirteen Deaths on Western Cape Roads

12 January 2015

This weekend (9 and 10 January 2015), 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 661 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

December Road Deaths Decrease But Pedestrian Fatalities Remain a Major Concern

6 January 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Provincial Traffic Operations: First Weekend of New Year

5 January 2015

This weekend (2 and 3 January 2015), 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape. A total of 3 853 vehicles were stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More