Five foreign truckers arrested as KZN government addresses job concerns

2022-01-14 07:20:00 AM

Five foreign truck drivers were arrested in Durban on Thursday morning during a law enforcement operation aimed at ensuring compliance in the freight industry.

Five foreign truck drivers were arrested in Durban on Thursday morning during a law enforcement operation aimed at ensuring compliance in the freight industry.

Five foreign truck drivers were arrested in Durban on Thursday morning during a law enforcement operation aimed at ensuring compliance in the freight industry.

The operation, which included the police, defence force, traffic authorities and the departments of home affairs and labour, focused on:verifying the validity of truck drivers' licences and permits;inspecting documents of foreign truck drivers;enforcing traffic regulations; and

fighting crime.The operation comes in the wake of recent violent truck protests in KZN and complaints by local truckers about foreigners being employed by SA logistics companies in preference to them.Premier Sihle Zikalala said five drivers had been arrested for not being in possession of proper documentation and he expected the number to increase.

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5 is nothing compared to thousands and thousands of these guys causing obstruction in the transport industry Cyza why leave 7000 foreign drivers arrest 5 shame Asking Thulas Nxesi to expedite the regulation of employment in any industry is like asking a tortoise to hurry up. It ain't gonna happen. I'm asking myself why is he so against PutSouthAfricansFirst 🤔

The names of their employers must be disclosed as well. Good news to PutSouthAficansFirst arrest the employers and fine them heavily They must also check City Power,they take foreigner as sub contractors&their labours for training courses in Florida,same foreigners sell their cables in scrap yards around Roodepoort

What's the charge! This purge must never stop and employers must feel the heat and do ryt thing

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Five foreign truckers arrested as KZN government addresses job concernsFive foreign truck drivers were arrested in Durban on Thursday morning during a law enforcement operation aimed at ensuring compliance in the freight industry. sziks thanks for finally listening to the people. We want to see more of these roadblocks. PutSouthAficansFirst

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The operation, which the KwaZulu-Natal government said would be the first of many, was scheduled to be held at three sites around the city, including Maydon Wharf, which is used daily by trucks to access the port.13 January 2022 - 17:41 Mary Papayya Surf’s up in Durban again, welcoming watersport enthusiasts, beachgoers and bathers as the city reopens five of the six beaches that were closed due to excessive E.13 January 2022 - 17:41 Mary Papayya Surf’s up in Durban again, welcoming watersport enthusiasts, beachgoers and bathers as the city reopens five of the six beaches that were closed due to excessive E.The operation, which the KwaZulu-Natal government said would be the first of many, was scheduled to be held at three sites around the city, including Maydon Wharf, which is used daily by trucks to access the port.

The operation, which included the police, defence force, traffic authorities and the departments of home affairs and labour, focused on: verifying the validity of truck drivers' licences and permits; inspecting documents of foreign truck drivers; enforcing traffic regulations; and fighting crime. The operation comes in the wake of recent violent truck protests in KZN and complaints by local truckers about foreigners being employed by SA logistics companies in preference to them. Last Friday the city closed six recreational beaches — South, North, Bay of Plenty, Sun Coast, Country Club and Umngeni beaches, after high levels of bacteria following a sewerage pollution. Premier Sihle Zikalala said five drivers had been arrested for not being in possession of proper documentation and he expected the number to increase.. “We are doing this because there have been complaints about the domination of foreign nationals in the freight and logistics industry.. “These foreign nationals are supposed to be driving with permits and all required documents. “These foreign nationals are supposed to be driving with permits and all required documents.

In most cases you find that most of them are driving without these documents,” he said. A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily. A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily. .