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Violence broke out after a metered taxi driver allegedly prevented an Uber driver from picking up a passenger in Cape Town on Thursday afternoon. “The incident escalated quite badly. More metered taxi

The number of cellphones impounded by traffic police in Cape Town is on the rise, says an official. Since 2012, Cape Town traffic police have impounded phones from drivers who are caught using their handsets without legal hands-free kits. And city officials on Tuesday confirmed an

Motorists who have had their cellphones impounded have one last chance to reclaim their devices at half the release fee before the City of Cape Town auctions 500 handsets. “The offer is valid from 21 October til the end of November, by which time we should be ready to

The City of Cape Town is warning motorists not to drive while using cellphones as it ramps up its confiscation programme. On Tuesday, the city announced that it was nearing the 10 000 mark in terms of confiscated cellphones from drivers since 2012.

Road traffic enforcement may change radically in April next year when the long-awaited Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act takes effect countrywide. It will also be used for the enforcement of Gauteng’s controversial e-tolls, but that is only

A fire is menacing two of the country’s biggest data centre operators. Teraco and Hetzner on Thursday confirmed that the building in which their Cape Town data centres is housed was on fire on Thursday. “We are in contact with the fire department