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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

12 Arrested for Being over the Limit on Western Cape roads

31 December 2015

A driver, who was caught speeding at 180 km/h in a 120 km/h zone on the N2 in the George service area on 28 December 2015, was among the 15 arrested on Western Cape roads this week. Read More

87 Arrested for Being over the Limit on Western Cape roads

28 December 2015

Provincial Traffic Services have been working around the clock to help create safer, booze-free roads. Read More

Fourteen Deaths on Western Cape roads

28 December 2015

Five pedestrians, five passengers and four drivers died over the weekend on Western Cape roads. Read More

Road Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

24 December 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works is doing everything in its power to create safer, booze-free roads during the festive season and beyond. However, we cannot do it alone. Read More

Improved Education and Health Facilities in Atlantis

22 December 2015

Improved education and health facilities commissioned by the Department of Transport and Public Works will enhance the quality of life of the residents of Atlantis and surrounds. Read More

Drinking and Driving still Common on Western Cape Roads

22 December 2015

Many motorists on Western Cape roads continue to drink and drive over the festive season despite repeated warnings by traffic authorities that alcohol and roads don’t mix. Read More

Twenty-Four Deaths on Western Cape roads

21 December 2015

Sixteen passengers, four drivers, three pedestrians and one cyclist died over the weekend on Western Cape roads. Read More

New Hand-Held Technology to Bolster Traffic Enforcement over Festive Season

21 December 2015

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

Improvements to Darling Primary School are Complete

21 December 2015

Learners and teachers from the Vooruitsig Primary School in Darling can look forward to having better facilities from the 2016 academic year. Certain structures on the site were demolished and replaced with better buildings. Read More

Passenger Deaths Spike at the Start of Festive Season

17 December 2015

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

Sticker Project Promotes safer Vehicles and safer Journeys

17 December 2015

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services officials are working hard to help ensure that festive season travellers get to their destinations safely. Read More

Having your Vehicle Checked ahead of Holiday Travels

15 December 2015

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

Creating Safer, Booze-Free Roads in the Western Cape

15 December 2015

Provincial Traffic Services are working around the clock to create safer, booze-free roads in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Grant to Get his Vehicle Tested

15 December 2015

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, will have his official vehicle tested at a local testing station to ensure compliance with vehicle safety standards as is required by law. Read More

Twenty-One Die on Western Cape Roads this Weekend

14 December 2015

Twenty-one road users died over the weekend on Western Cape roads, including six people in a collision in Plettenberg Bay. Arrests for drunken drivers are still common despite repeated warnings by traffic authorities that alcohol and roads don’t mix. Read More

A New Secondary School for Zwelethemba

14 December 2015

The construction of a new secondary school in Zwelethemba near Worcester is under way. Once the project is complete, it will alleviate overcrowding at Vusisizwe Secondary School. Read More

Safely Home Festive Season Campaign Aims To Save Lives

11 December 2015

Excerpt of speech by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works at the official launch of the 2015/2016 Western Cape Festive Season Traffic Operational Plan at the Huguenot Tunnel on the N1. Read More

No Cyclists or Pedestrians on Chapman's Peak Drive for Safety Reasons

11 December 2015

Repair work on the catch fences above Chapman’s Peak Drive that were severely damaged during the fires of March 2015 has been completed. Read More

New Primary School in Kranshoek

11 December 2015

A new R35 million primary school at Kranshoek near Plettenberg Bay will be opening its doors in the 2016 academic year. It will be able to accommodate up to 1 250 learners, including 120 Grade R learners. Read More

Minister Grant to Launch Western Cape Festive Season Traffic Operational Plan

10 December 2015

On Friday, 11 December 2015 Donald Grant, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works will launch the Integrated Provincial Traffic Operational Plan for the Festive Season 2015/2016. Read More

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