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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

#PayDayBlues Weekend Claims Twenty Lives

30 November 2015

Nine pedestrians, six drivers and five passengers were among the road traffic fatalities reported on Western Cape roads during #PayDayBlues weekend. Four people were also arrested for various traffic violations. Read More

City Warns Vehicle Licence Disc Renewal Notices Still Not Being Sent

27 November 2015

Motorists whose vehicle licence discs expire on 30 November 2015 and are renewable by 22 December 2015 and those whose discs expire on 31 December 2015 and are renewable by 22 January 2016 will not be receiving renewal notices. Read more below: Read More

Matric Rage Celebrations Not a Time to Act Irresponsibly

26 November 2015

Joint Statement By Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

New Paarl Psychiatric Services Building

25 November 2015

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works delivers infrastructure and services to the people of the province to promote positive socio-economic outcomes and safe, empowered and connected communities. Read More

Help Us to Make Our Roads Corruption Free and Safer For All

25 November 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works has a zero tolerance approach to bribery and corruption involving traffic officials. Read More

Provincial Traffic Chief Recognised at National Awards

23 November 2015

The expertise of provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa was acknowledged by the national Department of Transport at the 2015 Transport Awards ceremony held in Bloemfontein recently. Read More

Driver Caught Speeding at 203 km/h in a 120 km/h Zone

23 November 2015

A driver, who was caught speeding at 203 km/h in a 120 km/h zone on the N1 highway in the Brackenfell service area on the weekend, will appear in court soon and faces a heavy fine. Read More

Streetiquette Performers Take Over Cape Town CBD to Promote Pedestrian Safety

22 November 2015

Over 2 800 pedestrians were hit by vehicles in central Cape Town from 2005 to 2014, which means a pedestrian has been struck in the area approximately every 28 hours for the past 10 years. More than 450 of these cases resulted in serious injuries. Read More

Twenty Year Sentence for Man Convicted of Killing Go George Chief Negotiator

19 November 2015

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

Province and City Condemn Latest Metrorail Cable Theft Incident

18 November 2015

Statement by Mr Donald Grant and Cllr Brett Herron Minister of Transport and Public Works and Mayco Member for Transport for Cape Town Read More

Online Licence Renewal

17 November 2015

You are likely to face long queues at motor licence offices around the Western Cape because of the new verification regulation which came in Read More

Twelve Killed on Western Cape Roads

16 November 2015

While the annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims took place in Khayelitsha yesterday, reckless road user behaviour continued to contribute to avoidable road traffic injuries and fatalities on Western Cape roads. Read More

Resealing of R316 and R317 between Bredasdorp and Stormsvlei

11 November 2015

Over the next 16 months, the Department of Transport and Public Works will reseal 49 km on the R316 and R317 between Bredasdorp and Stormsvlei in the Overberg District municipality. Read More

South Africa to Commemorate World Remembrance Day

10 November 2015

Dipuo Peters, Minister of Transport will deliver the keynote address at the World Remembrance Day event to be held at Mandela Park Stadium in Khayelitsha, Cape Town on Sunday Read More

Paarl Hospital to Receive New State-of-the-art R35 Million Psychiatric Building

10 November 2015

Joint Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and Mr Donald Grant Read More

Department of Transport Hosts Second National Road Safety Summit

10 November 2015

Ms Dipuo Peters, Minister of Transport and Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga, Deputy Minister of Transport will host the second annual National Road Safety Summit at the Brid Read More

Driver Caught Speeding 198 km/h Could Face Arrest

9 November 2015

A driver was caught speeding at 198 km/h in a 120 km/h zone on the N1 highway in the Brackenfell service area. A total of 21 road traffic fatalities were reported on Western Cape roads over the weekend, most of them in the Cape Metropole. Read More

Ministers to Visit New R35 Million Psychiatric Building Construction Site

9 November 2015

On 10 November 2015, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Health and Mr Donald Grant, M Read More

George Taxi Licence Hearing Postponed

5 November 2015

The Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) hearing to consider the possible cancellation of operating licences held by certain members of the Uncedo George Taxi Association has been postponed until the week of 1 February 2016, with a number of interim... Read More

Bus and Minibus Taxi Impounded at Rawsonville Roadblock

4 November 2015

A bus and a minibus taxi were impounded during a joint learner transport and roadblock blitz on the R43 between Rawsonville and Worcester on 4 November 2015. Read More