DRTS states conditions for Public transport operators

Not all Public Transport Operators showing interest in applying for the temporary permit to ply the country's long routes during the Easter holidays are likely to succeed.

The spokesperson for the Department of Road Transport and Safety (DRTS) Amos Motshegwe says operators who have been plying short routes have to first take the vehicles concerned for a roadworthiness test before they can apply for the variation permit.

Motshegwe pointed out that preference would be given to the already existing operators when it comes to loading.

Editor's Comment
Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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