News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Verification of Details for Motor Vehicle or Driving Licence Transactions

30 October 2015

As of 1 November 2015, motorists will be required to verify all personal and address particulars with any motor vehicle or driving licence transaction. Read More

R27 Construction Update

30 October 2015

Road works will be taking place on the intersections of the R27 (West Coast Road) with Tryall/Sandown West Road and with Sandown East/West Road between 22:00 and 5:00 on Friday, 30 October 2015 due to asphalt surfacing works required. Read More

Thirty-five Learners Crammed inside Toyota Quantum at Transport Operation

29 October 2015

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

Fourteen Road Traffic Fatalities on Western Cape Roads

26 October 2015

On 23 and 24 October 2015, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 418 vehicles in 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province. Read More

Road Construction at Various Intersections of R27

21 October 2015

The reinstatement of traffic signal detector loops will be taking place on various intersections along the R27 West Coast Road over the next two weeks. Possible disruptions in traffic flow can be expected. Read More

Latest Suspected Metrorail Arson Attack Must Be Condemned

20 October 2015

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

New Tarred Road between Gansbaai and Bredasdorp Opens

20 October 2015

On 20 October 2015, the Department of Transport and Public Works and the Cape Agulhas Municipality opened the R277 million tarred road between Gansbaai and Bredasdorp. Read More

Learner to Accompany Minister Peters to International Road Safety Conference

20 October 2015

Eriomene Rhodes, a Grade 11 learner from Saldanha, is one of nine lucky learners who will accompany National Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters to the 2nd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety in Brazil on 18 and 19 November 201 Read More

Thirteen Road Traffic Fatalities on Western Cape Roads

19 October 2015

On 16 and 17 October 2015, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 1 859 vehicles in 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province. Thirteen road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

George Integrated Public Transport Network Project Makes a Difference

19 October 2015

The George Integrated Public Transport Network (GIPTN) has improved the lives of many bus drivers, who now form a key part of the Western Cape Government’s flagship public transport improvement project. Read More

Violent Conflict in Vrygrond Will Not Deter Law Enforcement

15 October 2015

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

Road Rehabilitation of Cogmanskloof between Ashton and Montagu

15 October 2015

Over a period of 36 months, the Department of Transport and Public Works will rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

Official Launch of Go George Project

14 October 2015

On Friday, 16 October 2015, Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape, Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Charles Standers, Execu Read More

Driver and Pedestrian Awareness at Cape Town Station Taxi Rank

13 October 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works and key road safety agencies will host a driver and pedestrian awareness event at the Cape Town Station taxi rank from 10:00 to 13:00 on 14 October 2015. Read More

Upgrading of Airport Road from the N2 to Kranshoek

13 October 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works awarded a R76 million contract for the upgrading of the gravel section of Airport Road (District Road 1770) between the N2 and Kranshoek to a surfaced road to Entsha Henra. Read More

Twelve Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

12 October 2015

On 9 and 10 October 2015, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 1 750 vehicles in 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province. Read More

Car Seats for Kids Campaign Embarks on Drive in Cape Town

6 October 2015

Imperial Road Safety, the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works, and KFM Breakfast bring Car Seats for Kids campaign to Cape Town! Read More

Minister Grant to Donate Used Car Seat to Imperial Car Seats at Blue Route Mall

6 October 2015

Today (6 October 2015), Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will donate a used car seat to the Im Read More

Thirteen Road Traffic Fatalities on Western Cape Roads

5 October 2015

On 2 and 3 October 2015, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 295 vehicles in 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province. Read More

Road Safety Education in Zwelethemba

4 October 2015

Ukhuseleko ezindleleni luxanduva lomtu wonke (Road safety is everyone’s responsibility). Read More