Car licences: 21 days’ grace

2011-03-18 00:00

RELAX. You still have 21 days’ grace to renew your car licence after it expires.

The Department of Transport has described an e-mail currently circulating concerning motor vehicle licensing as malicious, in a statement yesterday.

It noted with concern that the e-mail contains false information that is deceiving the public.

The message says the 21-day grace period to renew a vehicle licence has been done away with with effect from March 1 and a penalty will be levied for each day after the expiry date.

The department said the message is devoid of any truth, and asked people not to forward the e-mail, in the interest of stamping out the rumour.

— Witness Reporter.

 

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