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News and Speeches Archive


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

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

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

Christmas Babies 2015

26 December 2015

Western Cape Government Health is honoured to announce the birth of 189 babies as reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape by 12:00 on 26 December 2015.   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

Emergency Centres Taking Strain in Western Cape

23 December 2015

Emergencies are never scheduled.  In fact, they often come at the most inconvenient of times – especially during the Festive Season when roads are packed with motorists going on holiday when the province experiences a dramatic influx of people. 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

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

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

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

Early Christmas Present for Noordhoek, Velddrift Beneficiaries

17 December 2015

On Thursday, 17 December 2015, Ministerial Advisor to Minister B.S Madikizela Mr Willem Steenkamp and Saldanha Bay Municipality will hand over forty houses in Noordhoek, Velddrift. 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

DCAS Supports the PURPLE March for the Arch

17 December 2015

On 16 December 2015 the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government participated with the people of Cape Town in the PURPLE march for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond and Leah Tutu on th 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

Christmas comes early to Red Cross Children’s Hospital

17 December 2015

Christmas came early to the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital when Father Christmas took time out from his busy schedule to visit the hospital on 17 December 2015 to spread some festive cheer during their annual Christmas Parade.  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

Minister Marais Congratulates Neville D on His Grammy Award Nomination

15 December 2015

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais congratulates Neville Diedericks, originally from Kalksteenfontein, for his Grammy Award Nomination in the Best Gospel Performance/Song category. Read More