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SA surge in applications for drone flights during lockdown

The Department of Transport calls on drone pilots to comply with the lockdown directions, as it registers a rise in applications for permission to fly drones.

Oct 7, 2019

SA not ready for autonomous vehicles

As the race to commercially introduce self-driving vehicles heats up, SA will have to wait for more than a decade before autonomous vehicles become a reality on its roads.

Oct 3, 2019

Electric vehicles race around the country

BMW, Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover embark on a seven-day electric vehicle road trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town.


Online slots for driver's licence few and far between

Despite an online driving licence booking service, some Gauteng motorists are growing frustrated with the process to renew their driver's licences.


ETC pays big to get motorists to settle e-toll debt

The Electronic Toll Collection company spends R4.6 million in legal fees trying to summons motorists to pay their e-toll debt.

Sep 4, 2018

More electric semi-trailer trucks head to brewery

The CSIR commissions additional trucks with semi-autonomous tech, including enhanced autopilot, automated braking and lane departure warnings.


Government to keep control of eNatis

The Constitutional Court dismisses Tasima's application to hang on to the vehicle registration system, signalling an end to the years-long legal battle over management of eNatis.

Apr 4, 2017

High Court blow fails to keep Tasima at bay

Tasima reportedly eyes further legal action in the battle to keep control of the national vehicle registration system, despite judgement in favour of government.


Department takes control of eNatis

The Constitutional Court rules the country's vehicle registration database must be transferred to the Department of Transport.


Ndebele quits high commissioner post

Sbu Ndebele steps down as SA's high commissioner to Australia amid a looming court case.

Sep 22, 2016

High Court rules in favour of Tasima

Judge orders transport department to immediately pay Tasima R33 million.

Mar 7, 2016

Govt moves to regulate Uber in SA

The Transport Act will be amended to accommodate disruptive services entering the country's public transport system.

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