https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/gauteng/r1-million-thats-how-much-gauteng-health-has-spent-on-e-tolls-since-january-2020-43611941-a792-4444-a710-d5a5e4d3876f?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1638855543 DURBAN – While the Department of Transport and its partners keep on discussing the issue of e-tolls, Gauteng Health has spend around R1 million on e-tolls since January last year. As per Gauteng Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi, authorities have burn through R1 064 420 on e-tolls.
The Department of Home Affairs' Border Management Authority will fix the country's lines and dispose of illegal carriers. The public authority has plans set up to speed up procedure changes on road freight, including stricter line controls to thwart unlawful voyagers, from entering the country to search for work.
The Department of Transport (DoT) anticipates that foreign nationals will soon be unable to drive South African registered trucks while in possession of foreign professional driving permits. Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says proposed regulations to the National Road Traffic Act are before Parliament – which could prohibit foreign nationals from operating South African registered trucks using foreign professional driving permits by the end of November 2021.
A very big accidents that took place on the N2 in Durban has claimed the lives of five individuals and leaving the surviving individuals highly injured. The accident was a multiple vehicle accident after one of the drivers allegedly tried to overtake vehicles on the barrier line. The spokesperson for the provincial Department of Transport Community Safety and Liaison, has urged South Africans to practice road safety in order to avoid these accidents.
Road Accident Fund’s Stakeholder Relations unit held a Child Restraint Campaign on Wednesday, 22 September 2021 in Randburg. The campaign was held In support of the Department of Transport and the National Road Traffic Act under which it is compulsory, effective from 1 May 2015, for the driver of a motor vehicle operated on a public road to ensure that an infant travelling in such a motor vehicle is seated on an appropriate child restraint.
On Friday the 27th of August 2021, the nation received some good news from the Department of Transport. This comes at a time when there were allegations of confusion within the department which at times is blamed on the coronavirus pandemic which has affected the way business is carried out.
While many motorists are relieved via way of means of the latest assertion concerning the grace length extension for the renewal of expired motive force’s licences to March 2022, there are questions on the coverage implications ought to a motive force be worried in a automobile twist of fate with an expired licence.
The Department of Transport has marked a notice of comprehension with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), which will lessen the occasions drivers should spend holding up in lines, says Transport serve Fikile Mbalula. Tending to media at an occasion in Midrand on Thursday (7 October), Mbalula said that the understanding would permit drivers to utilize private optometrists who will have the power to transfer eye test results straightforwardly to the eNatis framework.
Monday the 1st of November was set as the day of Government Elections in South Africa. It is heartbreaking that it was a day of death for some members of the community. A collision that reportedly took place in Limpopo between Mookgophong and Mokopane led to the instant loss of lives of seven people.
Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula Drops Good News - Taxi Owners and Passengers Will Be Very Happy
Source Link https://twitter.com/BusinessTechSA/status/1438055578379735040?s=19 President Cyril Ramaphosa reinstated the R350 srd grant last month and few weeks later the department of transport hesitated to be left out and decided to make transportation for South Africans cheap and affordable by everyone. The Department of Transport is planning to introduce a new taxi subsidy to make transport more accessible and simple in South Africa, says Transport minister Fikile Mbalula.
It is heartbreaking to note that senseless killings in South Africa continue taking place. One of the most concerning killings is that of the killings in the taxi industry in South Africa. The Independent online news reported the killings which took place in Hammanskraal. The four taxi officials are reported to have been shot at on Sunday when they were having lunch.
Link:https://twitter.com/BusinessTechSA/status/1446443832044883978?s=08 Government explains 'booking charges' for driver licenses in South Africa The Department of Transport has refreshed its guidelines for the expenses chargeable by the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), giving lucidity around its hostile 'booking expenses'. A past rendition of the guidelines incorporated a R250 internet booking expense for the restoration of a Visa design driving permit.
The Department of Transport has acknowledged that there are issues at the driving licence testing centers. The delays have caused panic among motorists, the DA said. The DA has also called for the scrapping of the online booking system to combat corruption and allow motorists to use DLTCs as walk-in centers.
Three children were killed on the Bainskloof pass after the woman they were driving with refused to take security instructions on the dangerous road. The car is reported to have plunged down over 80M down the side of the road. According to the Department of Transport, the woman forcefully drove through a closed boom gate before she met a dead end with the children.
The Department of Transport intends to implement more "labor-intensive" practices for road projects in South Africa in order to increase job creation throughout the country. The department stated in its annual report, which was submitted to parliament this week, that this would include partnerships with poor communities, which could be used for routine road maintenance and construction activities through a 'household contractors program.'
The department of transport in Limpopo have confirmed an accident between two trucks which claimed the lives of four individuals, and 1 heavily injured. The accident took place on the N1 in Musina in what seemed to be a head on collusion. The accident was between two different trucks, one slightly smaller than the other.
THE ROAD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT CORPORATION (RTMC) has denied that motorists will be charged a new R250 fee to make an online booking for a slot in the queue to renew a driving licence, stating that the fee is already in place. RTMC primarily used Twitter to respond to a claim that the fee is only for booking.
The Department of Transport has denoted a notification of appreciation with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), which will reduce the drivers of the event ought to spend holding up in lines, says Transport serve Fikile Mbalula. Keeping an eye on media at an event in Midrand on Thursday (7 October), Mbalula said that the arrangement would allow drivers to use private optometrists who will have the ability to move eye test results clearly to the eNatis structure.
According to the Automobile Association, the Department of Transport is completely disconnected from the feelings of Gauteng motorists. This comes after Transport Minister Fikile Mbulala reiterated last week that the e-tolling system could not be scrapped, according to the Citizen newspaper. The Minister did, however, imply that a solution was being sought, stating that the funding model we have used as a country for our roads is influenced by our attitude toward e-tolls.
With the unemployment rate skyrocketing and citizens going from hustle hustle trying to make ends meet, it's hard to make it through the month, especially with food prices going up. It's even harder when you have no idea where you will get your next cent to buy bread.