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Measures to Combat COVID-19 in Public Transport Amended

May 7, 2020

Department of Transport

Measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in the public transport services have been amended.

The transport department published the measures in Government Gazette 43272 on 4 May 2020 in terms of the Disaster Management Act.

The amendment, published in Gazette 43284, inserts a new Direction 8(1) on public transport operating times.

(8)(1) stipulates that public transport is permitted to operate from 05h00 to 19h00 and the driver must ensure that the drop off is completed by 19:00.

The amendment came into effect on the date of publication.