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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Chapman’s Peak Drive Closed until Further Notice

29 May 2015

The Chapman’s Peak Drive and Toll Plaza have been closed until further notice as travelling through the drive has become dangerous due to inclement weather conditions. Read More

Safely Home and Vodacom Join Forces to Highlight Dangers of Distracted Driving

27 May 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Mr Alberts Breed, Managing Executive Vodacom Western Cape Read More

Minister Grant Condemns Vicious Attack on On-Duty Provincial Traffic Officer

26 May 2015

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

Launch of New Safe Schools Traffic Lights in Khayelitsha

26 May 2015

On 27 May 2015, Childsafe South Africa and the Department of Transport and Public Works will be launching new traffic lights in Japhta Masemola Road (old Lansdowne Road Read More

Premier Zille to Attend Road Safety Workshop

26 May 2015

Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape will attend the eighth Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and Safely Home Road Safety Workshop on 27 May 2015 at the Red Cross Chil Read More

Chapman’s Peak Drive Closed until Further Notice

26 May 2015

The Chapman’s Peak Drive and Toll Plaza have been closed until further notice. Travelling through the drive has become dangerous due to bad weather conditions. Read More

R3.8 Million Worth of Dagga Found in Weekend Traffic Operations

25 May 2015

From 22 to 24 May 2015, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 386 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

NUM Representatives Engaged in Good Faith

21 May 2015

Statement by Jacqui Gooch, Head: Department of Transport and Public Works Read More

Twelve Road Traffic Fatalities on Western Cape Roads this Weekend

18 May 2015

From 15 to 17 May 2015, 23 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 1 747 vehicles stopped as part of the Provincial Traffic services safety campaign. Read More

Nomzamo Community To Receive New Health Facility

18 May 2015

Joint statement by Minister Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and Minister Donald Grant Read More

Ministers to Conduct Oversight Visit to Community Day Centre Construction Site

15 May 2015

Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Health and Mr Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will conduct an oversight visit on 18 May 2015 to the Read More

Road Works on Hemel en Aarde Road

12 May 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works is currently upgrading the surface of the R320 Hemel en Aarde Road between Hermanus and Caledon. Read More

Western Cape Provincial Traffic: One Fatality This Weekend

11 May 2015

A driver in Beaufort West was the only reported road traffic fatality this weekend, with 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks held across the Western Cape which saw 2 596 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Read More

Horrific Crash in Swellendam Claims Eight Lives

5 May 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Early this morning (5 May 2015) at around 7:00, three vehicles, a truck, a light delivery van and a Correctional Services minibus were involved in a horrific crash on the N2 in... Read More

Global Road Safety Week to Focus on Child Pedestrian Safety

4 May 2015

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

Thirteen People Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

4 May 2015

Thirteen people, six of them pedestrians, died on Western Cape roads this past weekend. Forty two drivers were arrested for alleged drunken driving. Read More

Launch of Childsafe’s Walk This Way Child Pedestrian Safety Project

4 May 2015

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will attend the launch of the Walk This Way South Africa project launch at the Masonwabe Primary School in Delft on 4 May 2015. Read More