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There are three kinds of roads: national, provincial and local . These roads are built and maintained by different bodies. Provincial roads The Road Network Management Chief Directorate of the Department of Transport and Public Works is responsible for building and maintaining provincial roads. To...
All motor vehicle testing stations need to be registered and graded before they can issue valid roadworthiness certificates. An application will only be approved if the testing station complies with the level of technical competence required in code of practice SABS 0216 "Vehicle test station...
If you're in an accident, you need to report this to the police, who will complete an accident report. If in future you need to get hold of the accident details or a copy of the Accident Report, you should find out whether the accident report is kept at: The South African Police Services (SAPS) ...
In terms of the National Road Traffic Act, anyone manufacturing or selling licence plates must be registered. You apply to be a registered licence plate manufacturer by completing form MNP and submitting it to the Department of Transport and Public Works' Transport Administration and Licensing...
The Department of Transport and Public Works offers various motor vehicle administration services to the citizens of the Western Cape. Note: Motorists must verify all personal and address particulars with any motor vehicle or driving licence transaction. These documents can be used as proof. Here...
Motorists must verify all personal and address particulars with any motor vehicle or driving licence transaction. What this means is that any person or body of persons (companies or organisations) must submit proof of full names, ID or business number and residential and postal address before any...
A permit is needed to transport abnormal loads and vehicles. The requirements for a permit depend on the size and nature of the load or vehicle. The Department of Transport and Public Works , Roads Branch has embarked on a digital platform to support the Transport Administration and Licensing unit...
Members of the public can apply to use a public road for sport and filming purposes. The permit application depends on whether a road is a municipal or a provincial road. You can contact the City of Cape Town for municipal roads or the Department of Transport and Public Works for provincial roads...
Every manufacturer, importer or builder of motor vehicles must be registered with the Department of Transport and Public Roads (Transport Administration and Licensing) before a vehicle manufactured, imported or built is distributed or sold. Application forms are available from Jonathan McEvoy Email...