Road Transport Fundamentals

Programme Details

The programme focuses on the following areas:

  • Legislation and codes Road Traffic Act (1993) Occupational Health & Safety Act (1993) Road Accident Fund Act (1996)
  • Categories of licenses and professional driving permits.
  • Relation between road transport and other modes of transport.
  • Volume of freight and passengers carried annually.
  • Types of freight delivery systems and vehicle configurations used.
  • Types of passenger services and vehicles used.
  • Cost associated with road transport operations and how it can be reduced.
  • Career paths within the road transport industry.