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As we enter the festive season, many of us will be on the roads heading to holiday spots or visiting family and friends all over the country. A road trip gives holidaymakers the chance to thoroughly enjoy the sights of the Western Cape along its famous scenic routes. Explore the Western Cape Cape...
Why an embargo? The Department of Transport and Public Works is committed to promoting road safety therefore an embargo is placed on abnormal loads and vehicles during certain periods such as public holidays or long weekends. An abnormal load or vehicle can obstruct the vision of other vehicles on...
To avoid frustration, your expected driving time should always take into account the possibility that there may be roadblocks on the way. Roadblocks, also known as traffic law enforcement operations, are featured in the 2016-2030 National Road Safety Strategy (NRSS), the national Department of...
Rail services are provided by Metrorail. The Metrorail Western Cape website provides up-to-date timetable, fee and route information. Rail Enforcement Unit On 28 October 2018, the Department of Transport launched the long awaited Rail Enforcement Unit (REU) as force multiplier to bolster the...
All learner's licences, driving licence cards, temporary driving licences & professional driving permits that expire during the period from 26 March 2020 up to and including 31 Aug 2021, are deemed valid and their validity periods are extended for a further grace period ending on 31 March 2022...
Parents, we understand that the back-to-school mayhem can be stressful. Prepare for the back-to-school traffic rush with these road safety tips. We also help you mentally prepare for a stress-free start to the new term with tips from the Western Cape Education Department. We help you plan your...
The new Karl Bremer building will provide a combined working environment for administrative staff and a training and educational facility for students. The Department of Transport and Public Works started the design of the R113 million building in August 2013 and the construction in January 2015...
The Two Rivers Urban Park (TRUP) is located at the confluence of the Black and Liesbeek Rivers about 5 km from the city centre. Because of its environment and history, the area is ideal for a development that satisfies a variety of human and ecological needs. A heritage specialist has been brought...