KZNDOTs Website Flourishes and Grows!
Website celebrates its one-year old anniversary.
Internet team at the Department have nurtured and watched the website grow in
leaps and bounds over the last year. Since its launch on 6 December 2002, the
website has grown, undergone several revamps, and new ideas on attracting the
public to the site have been undertaken in order to ensure that the public the
Department serves are empowered with knowledge on the services the Department
The public are able to communicate with the Department via
the feedback feature on the website. Hundreds of queries have been received so
far on a variety of issues, including a number of compliments on the layout of
site and the useful information provided. The public are encouraged to use this
facility as a means to interact directly with us. Feedback from the public is
key to the Department mission.
New content is published on the website on at least a weekly
basis and to ensure repeat visits, the site has been featuring a new front-page
feature each month since April 2003, which focuses on one of the Departmentís
many activities. Past features include:
Motor Licencing Bureau curbs vehicle crime (November
Siyabona Bonakala. See and Be Seen Campaign (October
Women and Empowerment (September 2003)
Focus on Freight (August 2003)
DOT wins Prestigious Award for ARRUP project (July
HIV/Aids and Transport (June 2003)
MLB Choice Numbers (May 2003)
Mpimpa Hotline (April 2003)
The success of the website can be attributed to the
hardworking Internet team and the many staff of the Department, as well as
members of the public, who have made valuable contributions in the form of
providing information, feedback and ideas on how to improve the site.