What we managed to acheive during the lifetime of the association

Our achievements

  1. Enhanced the process of removal of hired and non-permit carrying buses from most Crossborder Routes especially into South Africa.
  2. Introduced unity and co-operation amongst members.
  3. Introduced a Weekly Newsletter (Bulletin) which keeps our members informed on issues pertaining the passenger transportation sector specifically and the economy in general.
  4. Established an office in one of the effluent areas of the City for members to have easy access to the Association.
  5. Introduced a Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID) Top Manager/Officer of the Year Award to recognize the Department under the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Infrastructural Development.
  6. Introduced a Top Cop Award to cater for Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)’s National Traffic Department, which was meant to motivate Traffic Officers, whilst stopping corruption and bribery.
  7. Created a bank account for the Association, which is meant to increase accountability on the Association’s Finances.
  8. Created Association Stickers for the identification of our members (always stuck on the right side of the bus).
  9. Negotiated with the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID) for an express service for Members Buses and Coaches with Association Stickers.
  10. Sponsored the Launch of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Road Ahead Booklet in May 2010. This booklet highlights our Road Network and black spots along all Zimbabwean Highways.
  11. Provided the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID) with reflective bibs and vehicle beacon lights for all new vehicles purchased by the department.
  12. Key sponsor of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) National Traffic Christmas Parties and other Social Events as the Commissioner General Sporting Tournaments.
  13. Improved relations between members of the Association and key stakeholders such as the City of Johannesburg METRO Police and Department of Transport, Crossborder Road Transportation Agency (CBRTA) and the Ministry of Transport in South Africa, Zambia, Malawi and Botswana.
  14. Improved relations between Crossborder Operators and the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) which has improved collections of duties at all Ports of Entry.
  15. Secured finance for our members to purchase new buses.
  16. Introduced the Bus Operators Bus Awards in 2011 which have been running yearly for the past four years in September or October.
  17. Introduced the Coach and Bus Show (COBUS) which runs in March yearly since 2012.
  18. Introduced the Coach and Bus Show (COBUS) which runs in March yearly since 2012.