News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Children and senior pedestrians at risk on Western Cape roads

31 January 2018

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services (PTS) indicates that nine people died on the province’s roads this week, one of them a pedestrian killed in an alleged hit-and-run on the N7. Read More

Weekly road safety report: 17 - 23 January 2018

25 January 2018

Good news as Forensic Pathology Services data indicates a 4,3% drop in Western Cape road traffic fatalities in 2017 compared to the previous year. Read More

Nineteen motorists arrested for alleged drink driving this weekend

22 January 2018

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that 5 people died on the province’s roads over the weekend. A total of 19 motorists were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Read More

Stilbaai roadworks nearing completion

18 January 2018

A R156 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate and make design improvements to the R305 between Stilbaai and the N2 is nearing completion. Read More

George to get additional vehicle licence mark

18 January 2018

On 12 January 2018, the Department of Transport and Public Works published a notice in Read More

Eight people killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

15 January 2018

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that eight people died on the province's roads over the weekend. A total of 18 motorists were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Read More

N1 road closure notice

15 January 2018

The N1 (TR9/1) Outbound Carriageway will be closed due to the installation of formwork required for the Old Oak West Bridge deck reconstruction from Saturday, 27 January (7pm) to Sunday, 28 January (9am). Read More

Western Cape Government condemns fatal shooting of Metrorail security guard

10 January 2018

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