Failing ANC backtracks on e-Tolls

Solly Msimanga

by Solly Msimanga – DA Gauteng Premier Candidate The National Minister of Transport, Blade Nzimande, is now backtracking on the failing ANC’s announcement earlier this year that e-Tolls are not working and need to be relooked. The DA has learnt that Minister Nzimande is now reluctant to scrap e-Tolls because…

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E-tolls could cost drivers their license

by Fred Nel MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Roads and Transport Not paying your e-tolls is not a traffic infringement, but under the Administrative Adjunction of Road Traffic Offences Act (Aarto) it instead counts as disobeying a road sign. This means that when the demerit system does come…

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E-tolls must be scrapped not “reviewed”

The pronouncement by Transport Minister, Joe Maswanganyi, that the failed E-tolls scheme will be “reviewed” is a welcome change from his predecessor Minister Pieters, but a “review” is simply not good enough. The call that the ANC government should be making is for the user-pay scheme to be completely scrapped.…

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Only 30% of E-toll invoices paid

In response to a Democratic Alliance Written Parliamentary Question, it has been established that between April 2015 and March 2017, on average, 70% of invoices issued by SANRAL, relating to the E-tolls scheme, have gone unpaid. This translates to only 30% of road users paying their E-tolls bills. The attached table paints…

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