Taxi body slams e-tolls boycott reports

2014-04-14 16:56

Taxis have no reason to boycott e-tolls because public transport vehicles were exempt from these fees, says the SA National Taxi Council.

E-tolls is not Sanral's top challenge

2014-04-08 17:58

Sanral's major challenge is having insufficient resources, but it is working on resolving problems relating to e-tolls, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

Sanral wants to please investors - Outa

2014-04-04 20:57

Outa says it is alarmed at Sanral CFO's Inge Mulder's statements on its cash flow position and says it has warned that its intimidation methods would backfire.

E-toll bill can't stop licence renewals

2014-04-02 19:16

Unpaid e-toll bills cannot lead to the withholding of vehicle licence registrations, says the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance

Staff cuts at e-toll collection headquarters

2014-03-31 19:04

A Fin24 user, who works for the call centre of the Electronic Toll Collection Consortium in Centurion, is shocked about job cuts.

E-tolls to hit already high petrol price

2014-03-23 16:32

The easing rand pressure on the petrol price may be short-lived as the effect of e-tolls on fuel prices filter through, industry body Sapia has warned.

Sanral collects R250m from e-tolls

2014-03-19 12:15

Sanral says it has collected R250m from e-tolls in the first three months of implementation, and that progress in registering vehicles has topped expectations.

E-tolls: ANC firm on user-pay principle

2014-03-13 21:03

The user-pay principle is the fairest and most practical way to fund high quality transport infrastructure in Gauteng, says ANC spokesperson Jackson Mthembu.

Peters welcomes e-toll judgment

2014-03-13 15:46

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters calls on all parties to respect the independence of the judicial system by not continuing to question e-tolls processes.

Sanral's revenue argument doesn't add up - Outa

2014-03-13 14:36

Sanral is contradicting itself about issues like e-tolls versus a fuel levy and its ultimate national plans for toll roads, claims Outa.

DA will appeal e-tolls judgment

2014-03-13 11:17

The Democratic Alliance says it will appeal the judgment in the party’s case against the passing of the E-Tolling Act.

Judgment soon on DA e-tolls challenge

2014-03-13 08:38

Judgment is expected to be handed down in the Western Cape High Court on whether the e-tolling legislation is unconstitutional and invalid.

Sanral: Toll on N1 and N2 in W Cape a given

2014-03-12 11:30

Motorists in the Western Cape simply have to face the fact that they will have to pay tolls for upgrades on the N1 and N2, says Sanral.

Cape will not get e-tolls, says Sanral

2014-03-11 14:05

The SA National Road Agency Limited says it plans to introduce traditional toll booths in the Western Cape instead of e-tolling gantries.

Amendment act not vital - Sanral

2014-03-05 15:36

The Transport Laws and Related Matters Amendment Act has not made vital and substantial changes to provinces, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

E-tolls case: No Vatican City in SA

2014-03-05 05:30

The DA's assertion that the e-tolls bill is unconstitutional because it was passed without input from the provinces is incorrect, Judge Owen Rogers has heard.

E-tolls complaints keep streaming in

2014-03-04 12:49

A Cape motorist has received an SMS to pay for e-tolls in Gauteng, while another was told an invoice had been sent to an address she left years ago.

Outa: E-toll system has truth decay

2014-03-03 08:49

Sanral CEO Nazir Alli's claim that the e-toll system is performing well is untrue and it in fact has '‘truth decay' and not teething problems, says Outa.

E-tolls revolt weighed on budget - tax expert

2014-02-28 11:24

The prospect of a revolt by taxpayers on matters such as e-tolls is reflected in the nature of the budget, says a Deloitte's tax expert.

Defending e-tolls cost taxpayers R6m

2014-02-24 12:18

Court cases involving e-tolling on Gauteng highways have cost the taxpayer over R6m in legal fees, according to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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.

E-tolls: Cloned number plates a challenge

2014-02-20 18:33

It is crucial to solve e-tolls billing challenges like the cloning of number plates, says the chair of the parliamentary portfolio committee on transport.

Sanral to face MPs over e-tolls

2014-02-17 19:23

Parliament's transport portfolio committee will be briefed on what went wrong with e-tolling, but also what went right, says Sanral spokesperson Vusi Mona.

Top ten e-toll gripes

2014-02-11 09:37

Outa has accused Sanral of dishonesty, lack of responsiveness and failing to be open, and has presented a list of ten grievances to the public prosecutor.

VAT on e-tolls questioned

2014-02-04 18:57

A Fin24 user is puzzled by the VAT charged on e-tolls, since he is of the opinion that one cannot charge tax on a tax.


Outa applauds taxi call to boycott e-tolls

2014-04-14 11:41

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance applauds the SA National Taxi Council for its call to boycott the e-toll system.

Sanral opens centre to monitor freeways

2014-04-08 12:37

The SA National Roads Agency has opened a centre in Pretoria aimed at improving the safety of motorists and reducing the impact of accidents.

Cosatu takes to the streets over toll fees

2014-04-04 18:48

About 2 500 people in the North West have embarked on a go slow and blockaded roads to protest toll fees in Swartruggens, the Congress of SA Trade Unions says.

E-toll debt already more than R543m

2014-04-02 12:39

Gauteng motorists have run up more than R500m in overdue fees since the e-toll system started in December, says to Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

E-toll whistle blower confirms suspicions - Outa

2014-03-30 21:19

After receiving information from a source inside the e-toll system, Outa has lodged a subsidiary complaint with the public protector against Sanral.

Why Sanral is public enemy Number One

2014-03-20 14:53

As e-toll complaints mount, the SA National Consumer Union says strong public opposition could have been avoided had Sanral heeded its call to rethink the process.

Outa: No e-toll court action yet

2014-03-17 08:53

Sanral is careful about approaching court over e-toll non-payments because magistrates won't be amused by its billing problems, says Outa.

Sanral, parliament cheer e-toll decision

2014-03-13 18:47

Parliament and Sanral welcome a judgment that dismissed an application to have e-tolling legislation declared unconstitutional and invalid.

DA still punting e-tolls referendum

2014-03-13 15:43

The DA says it is committed to calling a referendum on e-tolls should it govern Gauteng, despite its application to challenge e-tolling legislation being dismissed.

Why the DA's e-toll case was rejected

2014-03-13 12:49

Judge Owen Rogers says it is clear that provincial legislatures have no power to pass legislation aimed at meeting the purposes identified in the Sanral and National Roads Act.

DA's e-toll application rejected

2014-03-13 10:47

An application to declare the e-tolling legislation unconstitutional and invalid has been dismissed by the Western Cape High Court.

Tunnel not reason for W Cape tolls - chamber

2014-03-12 15:56

There has never been any suggestion that the Huguenot Tunnel, "the original toll road", needed a subsidy, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Cape tolls to pay for tunnel upgrades

2014-03-11 16:32

Ventilation in the Western Cape's Huguenot tunnel cannot be upgraded unless the proposed N1/N2 Cape Winelands Highway Project goes ahead, says Sanral.

E-tolls judgment out in two weeks

2014-03-05 15:43

Judgment on whether the e-tolling legislation is unconstitutional and invalid has been postponed and will be made in about two weeks, says Judge Owen Rogers.

Outa: Provinces must have say on e-tolls

2014-03-05 12:00

It will show contempt for public interest and constitutional rights if provinces are bypassed in future e-toll legislation, says Outa.

DA's e-toll case starts

2014-03-04 07:20

The DA's court case challenging the legality of the e-tolls bill is to commence Cape Town, after the party approached the court saying it had been incorrectly passed.

DA to head to court over e-tolls bill

2014-03-02 17:50

The DA will be heading to court this week to have the law that allows e-tolling, declared unconstitutional, says the party.

Sanral resolves Cape tractor e-toll bill

2014-02-25 14:18

Sanral says it has resolved the case of the registration number of a Citrusdal tractor triggering an e-toll invoice in Gauteng.

Sanral must stop 'immature disputes' - Outa

2014-02-24 09:46

It is time for Sanral to get beyond "immature disputes" and be absolutely transparent, says the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance.

Businesses warned on e-tolls tax impact

2014-02-21 14:26

Businesses must consider the income tax and VAT consequences that the e-toll system will have on them and on their employees, warns an expert.

Sanral, minister admit e-toll problems

2014-02-18 14:55

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says Sanral has been ordered to fix billing problems related to the Gauteng e-toll system.

Outa: 71% of Gauteng motorists still untagged

2014-02-12 07:52

Outa has called on President Jacob Zuma to cancel the e-tolling system in his State of the Nation speech, and says a survey shows 71% of cars are still untagged.

Sanral resolving e-toll billing mistakes

2014-02-05 15:48

Concerns voiced by President Jacob Zuma about incorrect billing for e-tolls in Gauteng are being addressed, says the SA National Roads Agency Limited.

Sanral threatening taxi operators - NTA

2014-02-03 16:59

The National Taxi Alliance is demanding that taxi operators be issued with permits within three months to exempt them from paying for e-tolls.

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