Transport company bust for owing over R5 million in license disc fees

The National Traffic Police has shut down a transport company in Pretoria for allegedly issuing fake vehicle license discs, Arrive Alive reported. The traffic police unit, the Falcons, raided the company’s premises in Kameeldrift on Tuesday morning, after two of its truck drivers were arrested with false license discs last week. The raid revealed that […]

SA faces big driver’s license renewal problem

The Automobile Association (AA) has called for a moratorium on fining motorists without renewed driving licences that must be implemented as a matter of urgency. The organization further asked for immediate steps to be taken to fix the current renewal processes. According to the AA, the driver’s license renewal system was broken even before the […]

Minister Mbalula called to consider changing driver’s license renewal process from 5 to 10 years

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has called on Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula to consider changing the driver’s license (DL) renewal process from 5 to 10 years. Outa’s public governance division, portfolio manager Dominique Msibi explained in a statement on Wednesday that changing the renewal process would save consumers and government time and money. “We […]

High-ranking police officials implicated in fraud and gun license racket

Sixteen people, including senior-ranking police officers and alleged underworld kingpins have been arrested on charges of fraud and corruption relating to contraventions within the Central Firearm Registry. It is alleged that the officers were involved in signing off of gun licences without proper verification or correct protocols being followed. The arrests come after a three-year-long […]

Akhumzi Jezile Foundation launches a Driver’s License Campaign

The late TV host and Producer, Akhumzi Jezile foundation has embarked on a new campaign to assist students in obtaining valid driver’s licenses this year. The “Get Your License” campaign is set to fund learners’ licenses as well as driver’s licenses for pupils who are currently in grade 11. A driver’s license plays a significant […]