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You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them
You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for themArticle

You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them...

Jason Mellow 22 Apr 2021

Arrive Alive, Joe Public United warns SA drinkers: Your #Tequilaface could be your last!
Arrive Alive, Joe Public United warns SA drinkers: Your #Tequilaface could be your last!Article

Drunk driving is a huge problem in South Africa. According to the Road Traffic Management Corporation Driver Intoxication and Fatal Crashes Report, published March 2020, The contribution of alcohol intoxication, along with human behaviourial risk factors are estimated to contribute to 90% of road traffic crashes...

Issued by Joe Public United 21 Apr 2021

Can machine learning improve road safety and traffic management?
Can machine learning improve road safety and traffic management?Article

Sanral's Technical Innovation Hub (TIH) is currently exploring how machine learning can be used to improve road safety, reduce congestion and inform infrastructure development...

20 Apr 2021

Easter road death stats under scrutiny
Easter road death stats under scrutinyArticle

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula announced that a total of 235 fatalities occurred across the country's provinces during the Easter period as a result of 189 crashes...

Gero Lilleike 12 Apr 2021

Off-premise booze ban over Easter weekend
Off-premise booze ban over Easter weekendArticle

There will be a four-day ban on the sale of alcohol for off-premise consumption over the upcoming Easter weekend...

31 Mar 2021

Traffic officers to get body cameras
Traffic officers to get body camerasArticle

Traffic officers will be issued with body cameras to assist in gathering evidence and improving the conviction rate of traffic law violators...

30 Mar 2021

How will 5G impact automotive IoT and its security?
How will 5G impact automotive IoT and its security?Article

The internet of things (IoT) has taken the world by storm, from smart toasters to pet feeders, it seems that each of our everyday appliances is getting upgraded...

Nicolò Boatto 2 Mar 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SA
#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SAArticle

The rollout of 5G in South Africa's urban centres is likely to be one of the most significant technology events of 2021...

Samantha Naidoo 21 Jan 2021

Rwanda invests in cycling, helps boost clean air and jobs
Rwanda invests in cycling, helps boost clean air and jobsArticle

Rwanda is one of the leading countries in Africa in bicycle innovations. Recognising the need for various harmonising agendas, the government has supported the development of policies, methodologies...

Diana Odero, Janene Tuniz and Michelle DeFreese 7 Dec 2020

Road Traffic Management urges vehicle roadworthiness ahead of holidays
Road Traffic Management urges vehicle roadworthiness ahead of holidaysArticle

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has urged motorists to use Black Friday to fix their vehicles as holidaymakers prepare for long-distance travel during the festive season...

26 Nov 2020

Transport employees face retrenchment three months after court victory
Transport employees face retrenchment three months after court victoryArticle

In August, the Constitutional Court ordered that 66 workers be insourced by the Road Traffic Management Corporation...

Zoë Postman 25 Nov 2020

Challenges facing SABC's proposal to collect license fees on private streaming channels
Challenges facing SABC's proposal to collect license fees on private streaming channelsArticle

SABC's licensing proposal involving Netflix, MultiChoice and DStv is the subject of some quite passionate debate and controversy. Measures are widely seen as a desperate attempt to address the SABC's dire financial plight without addressing the reasons that created it in the first place...

Ian Jacobsberg 29 Oct 2020

Grey Africa appoints new Senior Traffic Manager and Strategist
Grey Africa appoints new Senior Traffic Manager and StrategistArticle

Grey Africa recently welcomed two new advertising experts to their family - Samantha Di Terlizzi as the Senior Traffic Manager and Dineo Bodibe as a Strategist...

Issued by Grey Africa 20 Oct 2020

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D-Day looms for expired vehicle discsArticle

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

22 Sep 2020

Reflections from Michelin South Africa's new managing director
Reflections from Michelin South Africa's new managing directorArticle

Since taking over as the managing director for Michelin South Africa, Marcus Baffoe-Bonnie has led the business, and its 10 cluster of countries, through major shifts that have built on the work of his predecessors...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 17 Sep 2020

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AARTO road safety policies a growing concern for RFAArticle

The Road Freight Association (RFA) continues to advocate for a proper focused, resourced and proactive road traffic policing strategy...

16 Sep 2020

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Four more airports to operate under level 2Article

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

Constitutional Court orders transport department to insource Tasima employees
Constitutional Court orders transport department to insource Tasima employeesArticle

The Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled that the Department of Transport's Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) should insource about 66 employees of Tasima Pty (Ltd). The workers have not been paid salaries since December 2018...

Zoë Postman 5 Aug 2020

ConCourt to rule on RTMC, Tasima stalemate
ConCourt to rule on RTMC, Tasima stalemateArticle

The Constitutional Court is expected to today deliver a judgment that will settle the long running labour relations dispute between the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) and Tasima...

4 Aug 2020

Alcohol ban may spell disaster for industry as job losses loom
Alcohol ban may spell disaster for industry as job losses loomArticle

South Africa's alcohol industry has expressed its disappointment with the government's decision to reinstate the ban on the sale and distribution of alcohol...

13 Jul 2020

Germany commits additional €8.5m to support Tanzanian conservation efforts
Germany commits additional €8.5m to support Tanzanian conservation effortsArticle

Rooted in the friendship between Baba wa Taifa, Mwalimu Nyerere, and Prof. Bernhard Grzimek, former president of the German Frankfurt Zoological Society, Tanzania and Germany have been close partners...

31 Dec 2019

SA records reduction in festive season fatalities
SA records reduction in festive season fatalitiesArticle

South Africa has seen a 30% reduction in road fatalities since the start of the festive season, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula...

24 Dec 2019

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Moloto Road reclassified as national roadArticle

The Gauteng portion of Moloto Road has officially been handed to the South African National Roads Agency...

15 Nov 2019

Creating awareness of damaged part-worn tyres key to road safety
Creating awareness of damaged part-worn tyres key to road safetyArticle

Riaz Haffejee, CEO of Sumitomo Rubber South Africa, talks heritage, investment and safety, addressing the impact of the unregulated second-hand tyre industry on the safety of road users...

Riaz Haffejee, Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 28 Oct 2019

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South Africa's road killings: A window into the lawless psyche of our nationArticle

Road fatalities are often highlighted when public figures are killed, or during the festive season and holidays such as Easter. A sad reality is that April is not one of the worst months on our roads despite the number of fatalities - it stands in seventh place when compared to the other months of the year...

Jan Coetzee 28 Oct 2019

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African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum tackles Transport 4.0Article

The eighth annual African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum is currently underway at the Durban International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa, exploring issues affecting the transport sector, and the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

14 Oct 2019

Passenger market shows modest increase in demand
Passenger market shows modest increase in demandArticle

The International Air Transport Association has revealed that global passenger traffic data for August 2019 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.8% compared to the year-ago period...

14 Oct 2019

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Why a holistic educational approach is needed to curb reckless drivingArticle

According to Vera Nagtegaal, executive head of Hippo.co.za, the new demerit system for SA road users, in theory, could significantly reduce road fatalities by imposing punitive action on motorists who do not adhere to the rules of the road...

19 Aug 2019

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CoCT traffic service to increase DLTCs administrative staffArticle

Four million rand has been set aside to appoint more clerks at Gallows Hill, Joe Gqabi, Milnerton, Durbanville, Brackenfell and Hillstar...

16 Aug 2019

All set for annual SABOA Conference
All set for annual SABOA ConferenceArticle

The Southern African Bus Operators Association (SABOA) is hosting its annual conference from 31 July to 1 August 2019...

19 Jul 2019

Utilities cut costs using telematics
Utilities cut costs using telematicsArticle

Utilities around the world are facing a stressful period of change, with policymakers pushing towards renewable energy sources...

Justin Manson 4 Jul 2019

Traffic congestion reconsidered
Traffic congestion reconsideredArticle

Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Motorists endlessly demand more roads, but is this really a solution?

3 Jun 2019

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Crackdown on doctors' practices in Nelson Mandela BayArticle

Two suspects have been arrested in Nelson Mandela Bay for allegedly practicing medicine unlawfully...

17 May 2019

What you need to know when renewing your driver's licence
What you need to know when renewing your driver's licenceArticle

Every five years, the thought of facing long queues to renew your driver's licence is enough to put anyone off...

14 Mar 2019

Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI
Top 5 Industries to benefit from AIArticle

Artificial Intelligence is becoming a very real part of day to day life and work...

12 Feb 2019

The security implications for 5G and IoT
The security implications for 5G and IoTArticle

The advent of 5G networks is about much more than just incredibly fast speeds and more reliable connections...

Doros Hadjizenonos 28 Jan 2019

How to navigate the digital journey
How to navigate the digital journeyArticle

Our digital footprints are providing an even more detailed insight into our habits and activities...

Helmut Reisinger 21 Jan 2019

Too many lives lost on SA's roads over the Festive Season
Too many lives lost on SA's roads over the Festive SeasonArticle

The preliminary Festive Season Road Safety Report shows that 1,612 people lost their lives on the country's roads...

17 Jan 2019

New road laws for the new year?
New road laws for the new year?Article

The high road death toll over the December 2018 holiday period has prompted the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) to suggest major changes to laws and licensing in South Africa...

16 Jan 2019

The technology driving Africa's smart cities
The technology driving Africa's smart citiesArticle

Around the world, cities are exploring how they can best make use of technology to improve the quality of life for their citizens...

Riaan Graham 11 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The state we are in
#BizTrends2019: The state we are inArticle

The year 2020 is seen as a landmark for various global policy and technology developments, even as the world struggles to recalibrate from the political, economic and socio-cultural upheavals of 2018...

Dion Chang, Khumo Theko 7 Jan 2019

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Go robot!
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Go robot!Article

At a media briefing this month, the island state of Malta has announced it would be considering citizenship for robots...

Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 9 Nov 2018

Sumitomo Rubber partners with 'Part Worn Africa'
Sumitomo Rubber partners with 'Part Worn Africa'Article

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA) has taken up the mantle as continental custodian and steward of Part Worn Africa...

29 Oct 2018

Periodic vehicle testing, inspection is vital
Periodic vehicle testing, inspection is vitalArticle

In Transport Month, we reflect that 983 lives were lost in 2017 due to crashes where vehicle factors were to blame, according to the Road Traffic Management Corporation's Road Fatality Report for 2017...

22 Oct 2018

Aviation marks a decade of emissions strategy
Aviation marks a decade of emissions strategyArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined air transport businesses and associations to reaffirm its commitment to a sustainable future...

8 Oct 2018

Air transport supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in economic activity
Air transport supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in economic activityArticle

The global air transport sector supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7tn in global economic activity, according to new research released by the Air Transport Action Group...

5 Oct 2018

Intelligent Transport System makes a difference
Intelligent Transport System makes a differenceArticle

Responding to incidents promptly on freeways can save lives...

14 Sep 2018

Silversoft partners with Deltek to deliver WorkBook agency management software to South Africa
Silversoft partners with Deltek to deliver WorkBook agency management software to South AfricaArticle

Through the expanded partnership, Silversoft will now be the primary sales, implementation and support partner for Deltek's WorkBook solution in South Africa...

Issued by Silversoft 10 Sep 2018

How AI will change driving forever
How AI will change driving foreverArticle

Autonomous or self-driving vehicles may appear to be a new phenomenon, but key transport manufacturers and stakeholders have been developing smarter driving systems for some time...

6 Sep 2018

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