Durban motorists in huge traffic jams after protesting bus drivers block main roads

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Hundreds of passengers were stranded and had to seek alternative transport when bus drivers abandoned their vehicles along some of the major routes heading into and out of Durban.

The main arterial routes affected by the protest included KwaMashu, Newlands and Umlazi which resulted in massive traffic congestions.By mid-morning however, most of the buses had been removed from the road.

Last week when the eThekwini Municipality executive committee requested approval of the roadmap for the establishment of the municipal entity to operate the Durban Transport services and participate by private individuals and/or entities in the Municipal entity. Priority groups as per the Radical Economic Transformation Framework and Supply Chain Management Policy will be considered.

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