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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003)

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Road Freight Sub-Sector Code

6. Appendix A: Road Freight Sector Owner Driver Scheme Policy

6.6 Owner-Driver Contract



Should be protective to the owner-driver.
Should also include penalties to encourage excellent performance.
Share in risks and rewards.
Should have payment, which is output, and results based.
The development of standard guidelines/contract.
The development of standard guidelines/contract.
Conditions pertaining to rate increases.


In order to protect transport operators from unscrupulous transport brokers the Cross Border Agency can also develop some model contracts to be signed by the parties concerned.