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.

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