The Department of Transport (DOT) provides all the information you will need to know about the law and transport acts ind South Africa, as well as labour relations relative to the transport industry. www.transport.gov.za
The Department of Transport Mission & Vision
The DOT will work in a transparent, accountable and responsible manner with the provinces and the other countries in the Southern African Region, to provide an affordable, safe and sustainable national and international system by:
- Planning new transport infrastructure and means of developing the country to improve mobility and the quality of life for all
- Regulating the transport system to ensure its efficiency, effectiveness, to prevent strife and create an environment of healthy competition
- Supporting the transport system through appropriate and justified subsidization where necessary
- Managing the transport system to ensure its upkeep and so that forward planning for rehabilitation improvements and enhancements can timeously be made
To provide safe, reliable, effective, efficient and fully integrated transport operations and infrastructure which will best meet the needs of freight and passenger customers at improving levels of service and cost in a fashion which supports government strategies for economic and social development whilst being environmentally and economically sustainable.