Cosatu to burn e-tags, e-toll bills

2014-09-09 13:25

All those who have bought e-tags and received monthly e-toll bills should be afforded the opportunity to burn them, says Cosatu in Gauteng.

E-toll case costs taxpayers R6m

2014-02-24 13:05

Court cases involving e-tolling on Gauteng highways have cost the taxpayer over R6-million in legal fees, according to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Meanwhile the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance calls Sanral's e-tag claims as hogwash...

E-tolls: Pay up or pay more, warns Sanral

2014-01-19 10:46

Gauteng motorists not registered for e-tolls should pay their e-toll bills early to avoid being charged more, says the SA National Roads Agency Limited.

No end to war of words over e-tolls

2013-12-24 11:19

Sanral and the Justice Project SA are continuing their war of words in the ongoing spat about the payment of e-tolls on Gauteng's highways.

Sanral under fire over invoice statement

2013-12-23 11:33

Justice Project SA has lashed out at national roads agency Sanral's latest "threat against motorists", saying it shows a scant understanding of e-tolling processes.

Sanral fabricating e-tag sales - Outa

2013-12-11 21:22

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance says Sanral is fabricating its e-tag sales to more than double what they are.

Vote against e-tolls in 2014 - DA

2013-12-05 12:27

DA supporters have asked the public to vote against the ANC government under President Jacob Zuma in the 2014 elections to protest against e-tolling.

Disabled protest e-toll let-down - report

2013-12-04 09:08

A group of protesters say Sanral promised to exempt disabled people from e-tolls but failed to make proper legal provision for this, according to a report.

Cabinet 'disappointed' by e-tolls reaction

2013-12-03 13:43

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has expressed disappointment with some leaders' refusal to embrace e-tolls and accept the rule of the law.

Register or miss out on e-tag benefits - ANC

2013-12-03 11:08

The ANC has urged motorists to join the nearly 1 million compliant e-tag holders, and has called for restraint against 'mobilising for lawlessness'.

Motorists won't tol(erate) e-tolls

2013-12-02 21:25

E-tolling has the public revving with anger as it kicks in at midnight in Gauteng, but it remains to be seen if motorists will tolerate the controversial system.

Sanral: We are ready for e-tolls

2013-12-02 15:20

Sanral is ready for the implementation of e-tolls on Gauteng highways and has tested the system over the last 18 months, says spokesperson Vusi Mona.

Avis to profit off e-tolling?

2013-11-29 09:52

Leading vehicle rental company Avis has kitted its South African fleet with e-toll tags but what looks like support for e-tolls is actually 'no choice', says its CEO.

Joburg motorists in no hurry to buy e-tags

2013-11-27 19:56

Gauteng motorists have shown little interest in getting their e-tags ahead of the arrival of the controversial electronic tolling of the province's highways next week.

E-tolls: Non-registered users beware

2013-11-26 14:42

A hefty bill awaits non-registered motorists without e-toll accounts who fail to pay for e-tolling within a week.

DA: 'Public misled on e-tolls'

2013-10-11 10:20

The ANC government is misleading the public about the cost of e-tolls, the opposition Democratic Alliance charged on Thursday.

Sanral: Beat the rush for e-tags

2013-10-08 14:13

Gauteng drivers should register for e-tags to avoid the rush when e-tolling begins, said the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral). CEO Nazir Ali reports that 600 000 e-toll tags were in circulation.

'We're not listening, Sanral'

2013-08-05 11:17

Wheels24 reader JAMES SMYTHE says Sanral's latest claim - "only R100 for most" - is "merely a last-ditch attempt to charm us into buying e-tags". Reckon he's right?

Sanral: Half a million e-tags sold

2012-11-16 09:18

An announcement by Sanral that it sold 500 000 e-tags has been met with loud boos, with some people shouting "lies,lies, lies...".

E-tags go national

2012-11-07 14:14

The e-tag system will be rolled out at toll plazas in provinces other than Gauteng, Sanral has announced.

E-tag refund to cost R25m

2012-05-11 09:40

E-tag refunds could cost the SA National Roads Agency R25m, reports The Star.

Sanral: E-toll registrations pick up

2012-04-18 15:14

More motorists have taken up e-tags ahead of the April 30 start to tolling in Gauteng, says the SA National Roads Agency.

Vavi: Don't profit from Gauteng highways

2012-03-01 14:52

Gauteng highways are national assets and not commodities for profit, says Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi.


Gauteng drivers 'owe e-tolls R543-m'

2014-04-02 13:36

Gauteng drivers owe more than a half-billion rand in e-tolls since the system started in 2013, says transport minister Dipuo Peters. And R54-million has gone on "collection of debt".

Sanral questions Outa's e-tags research

2014-02-23 15:44

The SA National Roads Agency Limited has challenged Outa's claim that motorists are not buying e-tags.

Sanral: 'Stupid for us to lie'

2014-01-10 12:12

"It would be downright stupid of us to lie about this," said Sanral CEO Nazir Alli in response to claims that the toll-road company told porkies about the number of e-tags issued.

Non-payment of e-tolls is criminal - Sanral

2013-12-23 18:57

The failure to pay toll fees regardless of whether an invoice is issued or not is against the law, says the SA National Roads Agency Limited.

Sanral sticks to its guns on e-tag sales

2013-12-12 13:30

Sanral says it has no reason to fabricate e-tag sales figures, but Outa is challenging the agency to make its data available to the public.

Sanral: Nearly 900 000 e-tags issued

2013-12-11 19:23

The National Roads Agency says nearly 900 000 e-tags have been issued to motorists in Gauteng and implementation has gone according to plan.

Unions vow to step up anti-tolls fight

2013-12-05 10:12

Cosatu-affiliated unions in the Post Office and Gauteng metro police have urged their members to help motorists against e-tolling in direct and indirect ways.

E-tags mooted for KZN motorists

2013-12-04 07:47

The 14 tollgates in KZN, through a phased approach beginning with the Mooi River toll plaza on the N3, will be introducing the e-tag facility.

E-tolls enforced by 'power-drunk cadres' - Cosatu

2013-12-03 12:59

Cosatu vows to fight e-tolls until government listens to the people, saying the roll-out is a clear demonstration of cadres who believe they can do as they wish.

Sanral arrogant and evasive - JPSA

2013-12-03 09:33

Lawyers representing Justice Project SA have labelled responses they received from Sanral's legal team relating to e-tolls as surprisingly arrogant and evasive.

E-tolls case not dead, says FF Plus

2013-12-02 16:25

The Freedom Front Plus says its battle against e-tolls is not necessarily dead, despite the High Court in Pretoria scrapping the case from the roll.

Avis to profit off e-tolling?

2013-11-30 05:00

Leading vehicle rental company Avis has kitted its South African fleet with e-toll tags but what looks like support for e-tolls is actually 'no choice', says its CEO.

E-tolls: You can still have a say!

2013-11-28 09:22

Gauteng road users will face the reality of more toll roads from December 3 but the fight to kill the unwanted system goes on. Want to do your bit? We make it easy for you to vote...

Avis: Media took wrong turn on e-tolls

2013-11-27 17:20

Avis's support of highway upgrades does not mean support for the implementation of e-tolls as the funding mechanism, says CE Keith Rankin.

DA: e-toll courts 'alarming'

2013-10-15 07:10

The ANC government and Sanral are pushing for special courts to prosecute e-toll non-payers. The DA says it seems the ANC "is serious about emptying South Africans' pockets".

Sanral: 'Prove us wrong, DA'

2013-10-11 10:20

The transport department on Thursday refuted the Democratic Alliance's claim that Gauteng was being misled by the African National Congress about the likely size of e-toll bills.

Sanral: 'Drivers will get tagged'

2013-10-07 14:29

"The benefits far outweigh the tariffs" claims SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) chief executive Nazir Ali. He said 83% of drivers would only pay R100 month for e-tolling...

Cosatu: Don't buy e-tags

2012-12-13 17:29

Cosatu has expressed outrage at the Pretoria High Court's thumbs up for e-tolls, urging road users not to register for or buy e-tags.

E-tags on national roll-out

2012-11-07 15:18

The e-tag system will be rolled out at toll plazas in provinces other than Gauteng, Sanral has said, citing reduced traffic congestion at toll plazas as one of the benefits.

Samwu: Don't purchase e-tags

2012-10-05 17:56

People should not buy e-tags and should protest against the implementation of e-tolls to ensure the government listens, Samwu says.

ETC agreement needs to be cancelled

2012-04-27 10:50

Government needs to cancel the toll collection contract with the Electronic Toll Collection Consortium, says the Democratic Alliance.

Sanral: E-tags won't be compulsory

2012-04-03 12:35

The SA National Roads Agency Limited has issued a clarification that motorists are not obliged to buy an e-tag to travel on Gauteng highways.

E-tag conditions illegal - report

2012-02-06 10:38

Terms and conditions signed by motorists who registered for e-tags for use on Gauteng's toll roads do not comply with consumer protection rules, reports the Star.

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