The driving licence renewal process has been plunged into further chaos, with reports suggesting that motorists will have to pay R250 just to obtain a booking slot to renew their driving licence.
Author: Roy Cokayne
The longer-term future of Mercedes-Benz’s production plant in East London has been secured by investments to ensure its flexibility to produce vehicles with different powertrains.
It has become a nightmare for any motorist who needs to renew their driving licence or obtain other vehicle-related documentation.
Expectations are again being created that a final decision on the future of e-tolls on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project is imminent. We’ve been here before.
The protests, unrest and massive looting in KwaZulu-Natal has destroyed and disrupted vital transport, logistics, warehouse and distribution facilities in the province.
Roads agency Sanral appears to be delaying the award of a tender for the management of e-toll collections until the government takes a decision on the future of e-tolls.
Acting minister in the presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said during a post-cabinet meeting media briefing on Thursday that a decision on the future of e-tolls has not yet been taken by cabinet.
The department of transport plans to introduce a new driver’s licence card this year and implement a bouquet of measures to improve the service the public receives.
The government has once again failed to meet its self-imposed deadline, set by transport minister Fikile Mbalula, to make an announcement on the future of the controversial e-toll system.
Government and automotive original equipment manufacturers are working towards accelerating the development of manufacturing capabilities for new energy vehicles in South Africa.