Department of Transport 2021/2022 Quarter 1 performance; Railway Safety Bill: motion of desirability
1 Sep 2021
Mr M Chabangu (EFF) asked for confirmation that the trains that had been accepted would be the appropriate size for the South African rail network. He asked what caused rail accidents and what mechanisms were in place to curb them. He recalled that when the Committee had visited a railway ...
National Road Traffic Amendment Bill: deliberations; Online licence booking system and matters related to vehicle and licence renewals
31 Aug 2021
Mr M Chabangu (EFF) asked what would happen if the March 2022 deadline for clearing the backlog was not met. He also asked whether DLTCs and senior citizens were generally aware of the privilege that allowed them to walk in to a DLTC and get a renewal appointment without making ...
Economic Regulation of Transport Bill: deliberations
24 Aug 2021
Mr M Chabangu (EFF) said that it should be obligatory and not optional that the Minister should hold public hearings on the regulations. How often and where would these public hearings be held?
National Road Traffic Amendment Bill: deliberations
18 Aug 2021
Mr M Chabangu (EFF) asked for clarity on who could be appointed as an inspector. The Department said that any person could be appointed. Were there not any required qualifications?
Transport Budget: Committee Report; Outstanding Committee Reports
12 May 2021
Mr M Chabangu (EFF) said that when they went to Mangaung, they found the buses immobile – referring to the busses looking like “white elephants”. He is concerned that the bus depot was still in the foundation stage even after so many years and the roads for the buses were ...
ACSA, SANRAL, C-BRTA & SAMSA 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans
5 May 2021
Mr M Chabangu (EFF) asked how the Covid-19 pandemic was affecting ACSA’s finances and the creation of job opportunities. Was ACSA responsible for upgrading airports? If so, what was the condition of Free State’s (Bram Fischer) International Airport, and did it meet the standard required of an international airport? What ...
Department of Transport, DLCA, RSR & PRASA 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans
4 May 2021
Mr M Chabangu (EFF) wanted to know how the Department aims to ensure a decrease in the fatalities on the public roads, especially during holidays. He wanted to know the responsibility of the municipalities with regard to taxi transportation because at the moment, there is a strike where he lives, ...
Civil Aviation Amendment Bill: deliberations & Committee Report
17 Mar 2021
Mr M Chabangu (EFF) abstained from adopting the Bill on behalf of the EFF.
National Road Traffic Amendment Bill: public hearings day 4
17 Mar 2021
Mr M Chabangu (EFF) enquired about the possibility of following the example of Malaysia and Singapore, where driver’s licence applicants had to pass a government test which could result in the licence being refused if a person was found to have a history of behavioural problems, and the penalty for ...
National Road Traffic Amendment Bill public hearings: day 3
16 Mar 2021
Mr M Chabangu (EFF) asked how the industry aimed to curb the abuse of alcohol which led to so much death on the roads. He suggested that the zero percent BAC limit might be applied to drivers below the age of 25, not 21.