RTMC to utilise drones to identify road hazards
The Department of Transport confirms the Road Traffic Management Corporation, the national traffic law enforcement agency, will invest in drone technology.
Traffic officers to be kitted out with bodycams to curb bribery
Ahead of the Easter period, the Department of Transport will today introduce body-worn cameras to be used by traffic officers.
UK govt pumps millions into SA electric vehicle projects
The British High Commission invests over R64 million in funding to support SA’s climate change projects, including two electric vehicle initiatives.
Mbalula looks into assisting Uber, Bolt with financial aid
Transport minister Fikile Mbalula says the ministry is engaging government stakeholders on assisting e-hailing companies with coronavirus financial aid.
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.
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.
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.
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.