News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Caledon drunk driver arrested for being four times over the legal limit

27 March 2017

According to a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services, seven fatalities were recorded on Western Cape roads this past weekend. Of the seven fatalities, two were drivers and another two were pedestrians. Read More

Peace agreement struck between rival Delft taxi associations

27 March 2017

Following a fruitful engagement between rival Delft Taxi Associations and the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association (CATA), all groups committed themselves to immediately resuming peaceful operations and to resolving any future  conflicts through... Read More

Road works continue along the R44 to replace damaged pipe culverts

24 March 2017

Road works along the R44, in the vicinity of Avontuur wine farm, are continuing and may extend into the first week of April 2017. Read More

Department working closely with law enforcement regarding Delft taxi violence

23 March 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works is working closely with SAPS, Traffic Authorities and the City of Cape Town to address the current situation in Delft. Read More

R352 million road rehabilitation project nearing completion.

20 March 2017

The R352 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate the R399 between Piketberg and Velddrif is progressing well and is in the final stages of construction. Read More

26 Drunk drivers arrested over the weekend

20 March 2017

Seven fatalities were recorded on Western Cape roads this past weekend - of which four were drivers, two passengers and a pedestrian. Read More

19 Drunk drivers arrested at weekend traffic operations

14 March 2017

According to a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services, four fatalities were recorded on Western Cape roads this past weekend. Of the four fatalities, two were passengers, one was a driver, and the other was a pedestrian. Read More

Western Cape Field Training Officers (FTO) e-Learning Ambassadors, GLTC Launch

14 March 2017

Three weeks ago, Gene Louw Traffic College introduced the e-Learning platform to 13 senior traffic officials from the  Read More

Uxbridge level crossing incident example of reckless driving

7 March 2017

Earlier today, I was informed by Metrorail Regional Manager, Richard Walker, of an incident that occurred at Uxbridge Level Crossing (Between False Bay and Lakeside) involving a reckless driver. Read More

First weekend of March sees five lives lost on our roads

6 March 2017

According to a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services, five fatalities were recorded on Western Cape roads this past weekend. Read More