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State knew about deadly taxis

Government bodies are culpable for fatal crashes after they signed off on illegal conversions of panel vans against the advice of manufacturer Toyota.

Peters says provinces need Sanral’s help

Recognising her department's challenges and Sanral's strengths, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the agency to oversee certain roads in SA.

Road death toll increases, minister corrects tally

The transport minister has corrected the number of people killed on SA's roads during the festive season, from 1 276 to 1 376.

Cellphones cause road fatalities

Workshop addresses road deaths and driver distractions

22 killed in De Doorns bus crash

Twenty-two people, including two children, have died after a bus veered off the Hex River Pass near De Doorns.

Festive season road death toll likely to rise

Another year of road carnage has been capped off with an estimated festive season death toll of 1 465.

Systemic change is needed to address road death toll

Despite a handful of initiatives to improve road safety during the festive season, the road death toll continues to rise.

Deadly N3 records 75% drop in road deaths

Toll operators say road deaths dropped by 75% during the 2011 festive season on the N3 highway between Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

Holiday death toll lies at 1 475

Transport Minister S'bu Ndebele says at least 1 475 people died on South Africa's roads during the festive season.

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

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