Political divisions have resurrected debate over whether it is fair to pay for Gauteng’s e-tolls through the fuel levy
Premier David Makhura has repeatedly called for e-tolls to be scrapped but has not given a plan in the last three State of the Province Addresses
It has emerged that Sanral struggled to raise the R20.6-billion budgeted e-toll revenue
The road agency’s debt is mounting rapidly and is six times greater than it was in 2007.
The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance has urged the public to respond to the Gazette before the 6 January 2016 cutoff date.
The high court in Cape Town has set aside the national road agency’s decision to toll highways in the Western Cape.
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters revealed in the National Assembly that the Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality alone owes Sanral about R1.8-million.
The Economic Freedom Fighters have rejected the latest amendments to the e-tolling system, saying the borders infringe on freedom of movement.
Motorists will have to settle their outstanding toll debts before being issued new annual car licence discs.
Road users in Gauteng will pay up to 50% less a month in toll fees, according to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
An appeal court ruling shows how comparative law can go against the tenets of our democracy.
The agency’s toll road fight with Cape Town has led to a clampdown on access to court papers.
While Gauteng’s ANC had praise and glory for Premier David Makhura’s State of the Province Address, opposition parties weren’t impressed.
In what’s said to be the first case of its kind, Stoyan Hristov Stoychev faces nearly 2000 charges, including using false plates and avoiding e-tolls.
The road agency’s woes continue to mount with the ANC itself now divided over e-tolling.
The province’s ANC has adopted a stance similar to that of civil action group Outa and the Democratic Alliance over the contentious e-toll system.
ANC Gauteng chairperson Paul Mashatile, has declared war against roads agency Sanral, saying it could not tell politicians how to do their work.
Speaking to the advisory panel on the socio-economic impact of e-tolls, Cosatu’s Dumisani Dakile says e-tolls "will perpetuate exclusion in society".
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked that the prosecution of non-paying e-toll users be halted for now.
The NPA has assigned prosecutors establish whether the activities by some motorists constitute an offence in terms of the Sanral Act.
Premier David Makhura says the provincial government is "serious" about assessing the the impact of e-tolls on residents.
Have South Africans paid R238-billion in fuel levies in six years? Not if you do the sums.
The Gauteng provincial government is taking another look at e-tolls as a funding source for building highways across the province.
The Advertising Standards Authority says Sanral is unable to prove it had sold 1.2-million e-tags, despite claiming this in adverts.
Cosatu says it will call for the adoption of a campaign to disband Sanral, who has recently announced that the e-tolling system is expanding to KZN.
While e-tolling has not yet won support from the likes of Cosatu, it has won over many users, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.
Gauteng motorists owe more than R500-million in overdue fees since the e-tolling system started in December last year.
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Outa says there are problems with the e-toll billing system and this could be why Sanral is careful about approaching the courts.
The Democratic Alliance is set to appeal a judgment handed down by the high court dismissing its challenge of e-tolling’s constitutionality.
Judgment on whether the e-tolling legislation is unconstitutional and invalid has been postponed for at least two weeks.
DA leaders have headed to court in Cape Town to start contesting the constitutionality of the e-toll Bill that was passed last year.