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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

Ministers Launch Safely Home Fatigue Management Campaign

5 June 2010

To highlight the risks of fatigue while driving Minister of Community Safety, Advocate Lennit Max and Minister of Transport, Robin Carlisle, this weekend launched a two month Safely Home Fatigue Management Campaign on provincial roads. Read More

Media Alert: Launch of Safely Home Fatigue Management Campaign

2 June 2010

Under the banner of the Western Cape's Safely Home Campaign, the Department of Community Safety together with the Department of Transport will launch a two month provincial Fatigue Management Campaign tomorrow night (Friday 4 June, 2010). Read More

MEC to Congratulate New Traffic Officer at Graduation Day Parade

2 June 2010

Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will tomorrow (Friday, 4 June 2010) address and congratulate sixty three (63) learners of the Gene Louw Traffic College at their graduation day parade. Read More

Safely Home's Cell-Phone and Seatbelt Focus is Paying Off Says MEC Max

1 June 2010

An intensified Back-to-Basics focus on road safety by provincial and city authorities over the last three months has seen thousands of motorists fined for talking on cell-phones while driving and for not wearing their seatbelts. Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Release Safely Home Back-to-Basics Results

31 May 2010

Tomorrow, (Wednesday 2 June, 2010) Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will release the results of the Safely Home Back-to-Basics focus on cellular phone and seatbelt offences by provincial and city authorities since the launch of the... Read More

Safely Home Weekend Blitz: Sixty four (64) Drunk Drivers Arrested

29 May 2010

The Integrated Safely Home traffic blitz on provincial roads saw sixty four (64) people arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, pushing the total number of those arrested for the offence to one hundred and ninety three (193) at the end... Read More

MEC to Present President's Award for Youth Empowerment

26 May 2010

Tonight (Thursday 27 May 2010) Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will present eighty (80) young people from eleven (11) community youth groups and residential youth care facilities across the Western Cape with the President's Award for Youth... Read More

Unroadworthy Buses Entering Western Cape: MEC writes to Northern Cape Counterpart

26 May 2010

Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max today wrote to the Northern Cape MEC for Transport, Safety and Liaison, Patrick Mabilo, to address the seemingly slack law enforcement by that province's traffic officials which directly impacts on road... Read More

Media Alert: MEC Max to Addess 10111 Call Centre in Pinelands

24 May 2010

Tomorrow (Wednesday, 26 May 2010) Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will visit the 10111 call centre in Pinelands to assess the centre's current capacity and readiness to handle the expected influx of emergency and crime reporting calls... Read More

MEC to Address Steenberg/Lavender Hill Community on Crime in the Area

11 May 2010

Tonight (Wednesday, 12 May 2010), Western Cape Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will address the community and South African Police Service (SAPS) of Steenberg/Lavender Hill on crime in the area (focus on gang and drug-related crime) and the progress of... Read More

Fifty Six (56) People Arrested for Drunk Driving over the Weekend

9 May 2010

Over the past weekend fifty six (56) people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on Provincial roads. The focus is to clamp down on drunk drivers. Read More

Woodstock Residents will be Consulted on Police Station Relocation

5 May 2010

The relocation of the Woodstock police station will only happen after proper consultation with all roleplayers, including the community, has taken place. Read More

Launch of Training of Community Police Forums

4 March 2010

The Minister of Community Safety, Advocate Lennit Max, will over this weekend launch the start of two days of rigorous training in civilian oversight for all 72 Community Police Forums (CPFs) in the City of Cape Town. Read More

Twelve People Arrested on Friday, 5 February 2010

4 February 2010

On Friday afternoon, a 35 year old male driver from George was arrested on the N1 close to Beaufort West for defeating the ends of justice. The driver allegedly tampered with his number plates in order to avoid speed cameras. Read More

"Great Successes in Traffic Law Enforcement" Says MEC Max

19 January 2010

It is with pride that Adv. Lennit Max, Minister of Community Safety, today announced various successes achieved by Provincial Traffic Law Enforcement Operations during the Festive Season. Read More

"Rape Is Unacceptable" Says MEC Max

10 January 2010

Adv. Lennit Max, The Western Cape Minister of Community Safety condemns the alleged rape of a 19 year old girl from Atlantis.Max wants to urge the victims that a thorough investigation will be done, to bring the alleged perpetrators to book and that... Read More

Criminal Charges and 24/7 Border Inspections will target all Unsafe Buses and Their Operators

4 January 2010

Joint Statement by Western Cape Ministers of Community Safety Lennit Max and Transport Robin Carlisle. Read More

New Steps Against Unsafe Bus Operators to be Announced Tomorrow

3 January 2010

Joint Statement by Western Cape Ministers of Community Safety, Lennit Max, and Transport, Robin Carlisle. Read More

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