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Company facilitates workshops, audits for road compliance :
Publication Date: 22 January 2021
Local auditing company JC Auditors has played an integral supporting role in the efforts of the Road Transport Management System's (RTMS') National Steering Committee by conducting audits and hosting RTMS workshops, having hosted the first RTMS workshop in 2003.   RTMS is an industry-led and government-supported, self-regulation scheme that encourages consignees, consignors and road transport operators to implement a management system and set of standards.
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Association pleads with Free State transport department for road repairs :
Publication Date: 15 January 2021
Agricultural association Free State Agriculture (FSA) has directed a letter to the Free State Department of Police, Roads and Transport requesting urgent actions to repair roads for critical access in the province. This comes as recent flooding in the province has caused severe damage to roads in the province.
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Transport dept partners with Distell on road safety campaign :
Publication Date: 14 December 2020
The Department of Transport has partnered with South African alcoholic beverages manufacturer Distell on a 365 days Arrive Alive road safety campaign. Distell has also committed to supporting the road safety interventions of the department through heightening public awareness and intensify the mass communication aspect of the campaign towards the reduction of alcohol use and harmful consequences that promotes responsible behaviour on the roads.
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Gauteng clearing drivers licence renewal backlog, says Mamabolo :
Publication Date: 08 December 2020
More than 51 000 people managed to renew their driver's licences across South Africa's Gauteng province in November, after a major intervention led by member of the executive council for public transport and roads infrastructure Jacob Mamabolo following an outcry on a massive backlog. Mamabolo expressed satisfaction on how his department, together with the Road Traffic Management Corporation and the Driving License Card Account, had made progress in cutting the backlog.
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