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D-Day looms for expired vehicle discs

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has reminded motorists to renew any vehicle licence discs, which expired between March and May...

1 day ago

Have your say on the national taxi lekgotla

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on South Africans to have their say on the National Taxi Lekgotla discussion document...

14 Sep 2020

What is shaping culture? Commuting

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

By Brett Rogers 7 Sep 2020

Four more airports to operate under level 2

In addition to the 14 airports already permitted to operate, four more airports have been given the green light to resume operations, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

26 Aug 2020

Failure to ensure your passengers wear masks can cost you

Motorists can be fined as much as R1,000 failing to ensure passengers wear masks in a vehicle under the current State of Disaster Act...

14 Aug 2020

Fuel price set to increase by 5c a litre

Cash strapped consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets as the price of petrol is set to go up by 5 cents a litre at midnight...

4 Aug 2020

Prioritising health and safety when using public transport

The reality is that public transport is a high-risk environment because of the number of people in a confined space with limited ventilation. There is also little if any access control to identify potentially sick commuters as well as a variety of common surfaces to touch such as handrails and doorknobs...

24 Jul 2020

Mbalula outlines new Covid-19 rules for taxis

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has urged taxi operators to adhere to the regulations set out for public transport in order to protect themselves and passengers from coronavirus.

17 Jul 2020

Electric vehicles could add to carbon emissions and load shedding: but there's a solution

South Africa's well positioned to adopt electric vehicles but this isn't a solution in itself because the vehicles would still depend on electricity generated from carbon-emitting coal power stations...

By MJ (Thinus) Booysen and Mark Apperley 10 Jul 2020

Government avails R1.3bn for taxi relief fund

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced R1.135bn relief package to the country's taxi industry in an effort to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the sector...

22 Jun 2020

What you need to know about road accident claims for minors

Child victims of road accidents are eligible for compensation from the Road Accident Fund (RAF), providing the qualifying criteria are satisfied...

By Kirstie Haslam 19 Jun 2020

Government working on taxi industry relief fund

Government is working on the modalities of distributing the relief fund for the taxi industry, which has been negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic...

15 Jun 2020

Cars: Transition from lockdown is a fork in the road - here are two possible outcomes for future travel

The pandemic has forced many people to shift from public transport to car travel. But is this likely to be permanent?

By Enrica Papa and Nicole Badstuber 5 Jun 2020

Fuel price jumps up in Level 3 lockdown

The price of fuel for the month of May has been the lowest this year, however, this all changes...

2 Jun 2020

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