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The legal importance of telematics

There has been much furore around the soon to be implemented Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) bill with much resistance to this implementation...

11 hours ago

Monorail presents a world of opportunities for South Africa

Central to a modern industrial economy - and one which fosters increased international investment and trade - is a high-functioning transport network. And in South Africa, central to that is rail...

By Aubrey Lekwane 13 Feb 2020

Sanral increases toll tariffs on all national roads

Toll tariffs on national roads will be adjusted on 1 March 2020...

12 Feb 2020

MSC Cruises takes precautionary health measures against coronavirus

While there are no cases of coronavirus on board any of MSC Cruises' ships, these measures are additional steps to secure the health and well-being of all guests and crew...

5 Feb 2020

Petrol price to come down in February

The petrol price will come down by 13 cents a litre this week...

4 Feb 2020

Minister welcomes plans to survey SA travel patterns

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula looks forward to the National Household Travel Survey that will be undertaken by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on behalf of the Department of Transport...

31 Jan 2020

Contractors beware of new clauses in road tender deals

Sanral's recent tenders for the upgrades to the N2/N3 are worth millions, which is is great news for contractors in a sector that is in slump. But, law specialists warn that amendments to Sanral's standard contract make it much more difficult for contractors to deal with disruptions...

30 Jan 2020

Lufthansa selects Google Cloud as strategic partner

"By combining Google Cloud's technology with Lufthansa Group's operational expertise, we are driving the digitisation of our operation even further."

24 Jan 2020

Making Africa's transport ecosystem benefit travelling communities

Africa's largest cities Cairo, Lagos and Johannesburg are some of the most congested on the continent with the Kenyan capital Nairobi, reputed to be the second most congested city in the world. Needless to say, such congestion has socio-economic costs with the rate of accidents ranking among some of the highest...

24 Jan 2020

Carbon emissions in road freight can decrease by 46%

One way to reduce carbon emissions is to put in place a road freight decarbonisation framework that's specifically developed for our local context, says business analyst, Dr Lee-Anne Terblanche...

23 Jan 2020

Could sleeper trains replace international air travel?

Since 2019, night train networks have seen a remarkable revival across Europe...

23 Jan 2020

Bolt, European Investment Bank sign €50m quasi-equity facility

The funds will be used to boost R&D and develop new products...

20 Jan 2020

Ericsson and Microsoft partner to accelerate connected vehicles

Ericsson and Microsoft are bringing their connected vehicle expertise together...

16 Jan 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: 1 Stop gets it spot on

Winners: SAB's 'How about none for the road?' ad hits the mark, too. Aussie ad for sperm donation, 'All hands on d*ck', stands out, but would be banned here...

By Brendan Seery 14 Jan 2020

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