The Festive season is almost upon us and while it a time to be happy and relax with friends and family, it is sadly also the one time of the year when many South African motorists are injured or killed in car accidents, many of which could have been avoided.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 14 Nov 2013 13:21
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has commissioned the South African arm of global engineering company Siemens to implement new world-class rail signalling systems and track upgrades on the Johannesburg and Pretoria rail passenger networks.
9 Dec 2013 12:40
Credit ratings agency Moody's has confirmed the South African National Roads Agency Limited's (Sanral) issuer ratings of Baa3/P-3 (global scale‚ local and foreign currency) and of A3.za (South African national scale) as well as the short-term issuer rating of P-2.za was affirmed. At the same time‚ Moody´s assigned a negative outlook.
9 Dec 2013 07:48
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters is on public protector Thuli Madonsela's radar for alleged improper conduct involving a tussle over R500m in traffic fines and licence renewal fees.
By Sipho Masombuka 3 Dec 2013 09:33
Clerics in Gauteng said on Monday, 2 December, that they refuse to purchase e-tags or pay tolls for improvements to Gauteng freeways and they have called on their congregations and all Gauteng residents to do the same.
By Khulekani Magubane 3 Dec 2013 09:15
Following the protracted court battle over e-tolling in Gauteng, the government, through its agency SANRAL, intends to have the toll gantries in the province operational within weeks.
By John Roberts 2 Dec 2013 11:30
More than 70% of the 24 trucks tested in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, 22 November 2013 were deemed unroadworthy and were suspended. What does that say about the safety of heavy vehicles on South African roads?
28 Nov 2013 13:27
Avis Southern Africa has acknowledged the positive impact of tolls in Gauteng and says it will continue to support upgrades to roads around the country. .
28 Nov 2013 10:58
The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) is continuing to mislead the public about e-tags and e-tolling, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Tuesday, 26 November.
27 Nov 2013 10:13
A total of 17 faulty trucks were taken off the road in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday according to the the KwaZulu-Natal transport department.
25 Nov 2013 11:00
Motorists are expected to pay within seven days of receiving e-toll bills or they would be handed over to debt collectors, Sanral chief executive Nazir Alli said on Sunday (24 November).
25 Nov 2013 08:14
Super Group (SPG) said that for the six months to December‚ it expects to report an increase in consolidated net profit after taxation of between 17% and 25%.
22 Nov 2013 09:49
Delivery fleets are on the brink of the busy festive season and for those servicing retailers and courier companies, efficiencies will be critical to a successful and profitable Christmas period. Those fleets fitted with tracking technology are at a major advantage, enjoying a significant increase in business profitability.
21 Nov 2013 08:44
Barloworld is targeting six sectors to boost the growth of its business and is busy positioning itself "o expand into west and east Africa‚ according to company chief executive Clive Thomson.
By Nick Hedley 20 Nov 2013 06:54
The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has more than 1.4m unsold e-tags, according to Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.
20 Nov 2013 06:41
Barloworld saw headline earnings per share (HEPS) rise by 26% in the year to September‚ despite a wobbly global mining sector and SA's construction industry still largely stagnant.
By Mark Allix 20 Nov 2013 06:15
Bureaucracy has stalled a railway project aimed at making the notorious R573 Moloto road in Mpumalanga safer, the DA claimed on Monday (18 November).
19 Nov 2013 12:27
The Cape Town CBD has just gotten better for locals and visitors. New MyCiTi bus routes from Sea Point, Camps Bay, Vredehoek, Oranjezicht and Melkbos, which came into operation from 2 November 2013, will make getting to and from the Central City easier and safer to navigate, and will go a long way to supporting the City's sustainable transport system.
14 Nov 2013 13:59
The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) has welcomed a new legal offensive against e-tolling by two political parties.
14 Nov 2013 06:09
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has appointed a high level investigation team to unearth the cause of the fatal Moloto Road crash in Mpumalanga that killed 29 people and left at least 30 with severe injuries.
13 Nov 2013 08:49
Cape Town wants to get its integrated rapid transport system up and running as quickly as possible but it has hit another speed bump. Some of the drivers expected to operate the vehicles have drug or drinking problems.
12 Nov 2013 06:48
Transnet intends investing R26bn on expanding infrastructure in the Eastern Cape over the next seven years, according to President Jacob Zuma.
8 Nov 2013 07:03
South African commuters are spending an average of 3.5 working days a year stuck in traffic‚ as car ownership rises and more people move to the cities‚ according to research by car satellite-navigation systems provider TomTom.
7 Nov 2013 09:03
People should not see e-tolls as a pest, but should rather appreciate the world class infrastructure tolling made possible, ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe claimed.
By Devereaux Morkel 5 Nov 2013 11:07
Short-term insurer Santam's innovative telematics system, meant to curb the number of accidents involving haulage trucks in SA, continues to grow in popularity‚ with the company reporting that there are now 800 trucks using it.
By Bekezela Phakathi 5 Nov 2013 10:33
The City of Cape Town's integrated rapid transport system, MyCiTi, has just launched its own website, courtesy of Cape Town-based agency World Wide Creative. Featuring detailed information on the MyCiTi bus system, as well as updates and changes to the transport data, the site delivers on its mandate to provide a central hub where all commuters can go to keep up to date and on time.
4 Nov 2013 10:33
The petrol price decrease of 28 cents a litre‚ which takes effect from Wednesday, 6 November, because of an improved rand against the dollar and lower oil prices‚ is expected to offer relief to deeply indebted consumers.
By Evan Pickworth 4 Nov 2013 08:52
Throughout the year, said COO Martin Lydall, Europcar sees in its business the reality of the Transport Month slogan "Transport is the heartbeat of South Africa's economic growth and social development".
31 Oct 2013 15:30
Cargo Carriers reported a 141.8% surge in diluted headline earnings per share from 61.9c to 149.7c for the six months to August.
30 Oct 2013 10:01
It's fair to say that Africa's logistics story is only now being written, especially where its courier and express parcel (CEP) industries are concerned.
30 Oct 2013 09:35
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