Clamp down on illegal number plates

A new vehicle registration plate system is due to take effect in 2017 to help crack down on illegal number plates.

Transport consultant Alta Swanepoel explains that the Department of Transport wants to strengthen regulations and control the industry.

Plate manufacturers and custom embossers will face stricter laws when producing plates, which will be renewed every five years.

The plates will carry a 2D bar-code to help trace them back to manufactures in addition to a identification tag for vehicle owners, says Swanepoel.

Your name and details will be on there and link back to the eNatis system where fines and traffic infringements are accessible.

Alta Swanepoel, Transport Consultant at Alta Swanepoel & Associates

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

Read More
#BizX: Bespoke exhibition stands, Hott3D, raising the bar in wayfinding

#BizX: Bespoke exhibition stands, Hott3D, raising the bar in wayfinding

MD of Hott3D, Liam Beattie, talks about the importance of design and creativity in his industry.

Three lessons learned from the drought

Three lessons learned from the drought

The Cape has 103 days of usable water left and Dr Kevin Winter sums up the three take-outs from this water-scarce time.

103 days water left for Cape Town

103 days water left for Cape Town

City says there are four months of water left as usable dam levels are now sitting at 18.6%.

WWF brings businesses together to work for water sustainability

WWF brings businesses together to work for water sustainability

World Wildlife Fund's Water Stewardship Programme is a journey towards water responsibility.

Spier Wine Estate's journey to water sustainability

Spier Wine Estate's journey to water sustainability

The Kieno Kammies Show is broadcasting live from the Spier Wine Estate on World Water Day.

Transport dept to consider regulating number plate outlets

Transport dept to consider regulating number plate outlets

It seems part of the reason why number plate cloning continues in South Africa is because number plate outlets are not regulated.

Popular articles
Is Uber dying? Stuff’s editor explains…

Is Uber dying? Stuff’s editor explains…

High ranking employees are resigning en masse as crisis upon crisis pummel lossmaking Uber.

Spur CEO: Man's pic will be up at restaurants and he is not welcome

Spur CEO: Man's pic will be up at restaurants and he is not welcome

Spur CEO says staff aren't equipped for this kind of customer confrontation and he will consider reviewing their training manual.

WATCH: Spur bans man after heated spat caught on camera

WATCH: Spur bans man after heated spat caught on camera

A man has been banned from Spur after threatening a woman during a heated argument which was captured on video and has gone viral.

Spur tightens its belt as 'two for the price of one' Monday burger special ends

Spur tightens its belt as 'two for the price of one' Monday burger special ends

The CEO of Spur says food inflation has played a big role in making this difficult decision.

Search continues for two UWC students missing at Strand beach

Search continues for two UWC students missing at Strand beach

Police divers spent the whole of Sunday afternoon searching for missing students.

Earn peanuts? How to best invest very small amounts...

Earn peanuts? How to best invest very small amounts...

Got a spare R200 or R300 a month? Here’s how to make that money work hard and grow…