This artery is going to give KZN a heart attack

New trucker protesters on the N3 are just another incentive for investors to cut and run from the province

05 December 2021 - 00:00

Heaven help you if you were driving to Durban from Johannesburg or the other way around on Friday. People protesting the use of non-South African truck drivers had stopped vehicles, driven them across the highway and removed the keys. The road, the N3, is SAs chief economic artery, linking the Durban port to the financial and industrial heart in Gauteng.

They were complaining that after a similar protest in the Eastern Cape in October the ministers of labour and of transport, Thulas Nxesi and Fikile Mbalula, had promised to look into the issue and report back to protesting owners and drivers of smaller domestic trucking companies...

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