[LISTEN] Understanding SA's road network

Did you know that South Africa has the tenth largest network in the world?

Do you know what all the road markings and signs mean when travelling on the country's highways?

Azania spoke to Prof Jackie Walters, head of the Transport Department and Supply Chain Management to find out more about South Africa's 746 978 km road network.

Walters names some of the main national routes that are critical to the country's economy.

There are 18 of those roads in South Africa, not necessarily all linked but those are the main arterials in the country where you find the most traffic are trucks and buses and so on. If you look at the N1 between Cape Town and Beitbridge, the Durban to Johannesburg N3...those are main arterial routes crtical to the economy of South Africa.

Prof Jackie Walters, Head Of The Transport Department and Supply Chain Management & Advisor to Saboa at UJ

Click on the link below to hear more from Walters...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Tips on what to disclose when taking out life insurance

Tips on what to disclose when taking out life insurance

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler says many consumers have had problems when it comes to disclosing doctor visits and scans.

Why mental health is key to your success as an entrepreneur

Why mental health is key to your success as an entrepreneur

Experts share advice on how to cope with the stress of owning a business.

[LISTEN] The difference between polishing and waxing your car

[LISTEN] The difference between polishing and waxing your car

Exklusiv Autohaus owner Jignesh (Jiggy) Thakor shares his insights.

Why physical education in schools is as important as a child's academic work

Why physical education in schools is as important as a child's academic work

Azania spoke to Embury Institute for Higher Education physical education specialist lecturer Michael Mthethwa to discuss this.

[LISTEN] Fake news doing the rounds on social media

[LISTEN] Fake news doing the rounds on social media

Africa Check senior researcher Kate Wilkinson takes a look at three stories including a claim made about Thuli Madonsela.

Judith Sephuma shares her journey of self-rediscovery and performs new music

Judith Sephuma shares her journey of self-rediscovery and performs new music

The jazz artist joined Azania Mosake for this week's #702Unplugged and #FridayProfile.

Popular articles
Enjoy life and save for the future by splitting income using the '50/15/5 rule'

Enjoy life and save for the future by splitting income using the '50/15/5 rule'

You only live once — personal finance guru Warren Ingram on divvying up your income if you're not the budgeting type.

South Africa is flirting with recession. Again. How to 'create your own economy'

South Africa is flirting with recession. Again. How to 'create your own economy'

The timing could not be better to create your own economy, says small business guru Pavlo Phitidis.

You can now apply to generate electricity and feed it into the grid

You can now apply to generate electricity and feed it into the grid

The change comes after Energy Minister Jeff Radebe told the National Energy Regulator of SA to license applications to do so.

'Two officers jumped out of the car and started assaulting me'

'Two officers jumped out of the car and started assaulting me'

Graham Westcott tells Kieno Kammies about how the police allegedly attacked him in Sea Point, Cape Town.

[WATCH] Twin toddlers climbing a fridge has Twitter in stitches!

[WATCH] Twin toddlers climbing a fridge has Twitter in stitches!

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

'If you want to clear your name, why would you postpone your swearing-in?'

'If you want to clear your name, why would you postpone your swearing-in?'

Former ANC MP Melanie Verwoerd says she is not convinced by David Mabuza's reason to temporarily step aside as an MP.

'Thuli Madonsela’s name has been mentioned for Deputy President'

'Thuli Madonsela’s name has been mentioned for Deputy President'

Lumkile Mondi (Wits), Ferial Haffajee and Busisiwe Mavuso (Business Leadership SA) on the President's upcoming "slim" Cabinet.

[Exposed] Car dealerships, banks in cahoots; you’re not always getting best deal

[Exposed] Car dealerships, banks in cahoots; you’re not always getting best deal

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler uncovered evidence of banks sending dealer principles on holidays abroad for hitting targets.

'Reason for Mabuza's swearing-in postponement is BS' says Eusebius

'Reason for Mabuza's swearing-in postponement is BS' says Eusebius

He believes these things are about power, horsetrading, and skeletons that these people know they have.