ARTICLES RELATING TO TOLLS

We stand by govt on e-tolls, says Zulu

2014-10-21 14:14

The small business development department stood by the national government's position on e-tolls, while a panel reviews the system, says Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

E-toll protesters burn unpaid bills in coffin

2014-10-18 18:35
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Protesters have burnt their unpaid e-toll bills on top of an empty coffin while singing the national anthem outside Sanral's offices in Pretoria.

Motorists gather for e-tolls drive-slow

2014-10-18 11:20

Bikers, taxi drivers and Cosatu members have gathered in Johannesburg ahead of a drive-slow to the SA National Roads Agency Limited offices in Pretoria.

Sanral denies employee layoffs

2014-10-17 11:18

Sanral is not retrenching its employees and has not issued retrenchment letters, says its spokesperson Vusi Mona.

Cosatu plans protest, will burn e-tags, bills

2014-10-16 13:41

Cosatu, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance and the National Taxi Alliance are set to protest at Sanral's Pretoria office, including the burning of e-tags and bills.

E-tolls review panel: all you need to know

2014-10-15 05:00

Here are the highlights of submissions made by motorists, organisations and political parties to the panel reviewing the electronic tolling on Gauteng's highways.

E-tolls taught many lessons - Gauteng ANC

2014-10-14 14:48

Provincial ANC chair Paul Mashatile says the current e-tolls system is a "complete departure" from what government had agreed to with Sanral in 1997.

E-toll gantries must stay - Gauteng ANC

2014-10-14 10:41

The technology brought in by the e-toll gantries is valuable and alternative functions should be found for them, the ANC has told the advisory panel on e-tolls.

FF Plus warns government on e-tolls

2014-10-10 20:05

The Freedom Front Plus has warned the government of possible public unrest over the e-tolling system.

Vadi: Method other than e-tolls must be found

2014-10-10 14:01

Funding mechanisms other than e-tolls will have to be found, says Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi.

IFP has issue with urban tolling

2014-10-10 11:02

The Inkatha Freedom Party has expressed confidence in the Gauteng E-tolls Advisory Panel.

Toll funds: DA wants all the details

2014-10-09 15:00

The Democratic Alliance has called on Sanral to make public all financial records involved in the e-tolls project, including profits for all involved parties.

DA, EFF to make e-toll submissions

2014-10-09 08:07

The DA and EFF are to make their submissions to the E-tolls Advisory Panel in the Gauteng Legislature on their views on the e-tolling system.

Kodwa: Malice behind Zuma e-toll reports

2014-10-06 16:20

An allegation that President Jacob Zuma was angry at a decision by the Gauteng ANC on tolls, was spread by those with malicious intentions, says a spokesperson.

Mashatile: Fuel levy possible alternative to tolls

2014-10-05 22:10

The ANC in Gauteng wants to submit alternatives to e-tolling and does not support tolls in their current form, says chairperson Paul Mashatile.

Man appears for false plates, e-tolls fraud

2014-10-04 12:10

A researcher from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court for allegedly using fake number plates to avoid paying e-tolls, a report says

Sanral does not run SA, says Mashatile

2014-10-03 14:35
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ANC Gauteng provincial chairperson Paul Mashatile says he does not dislike Sanral but the roads agency is not in charge of the country.

DA stages Pretoria protest against e-tolls

2014-10-02 12:14

DA members have gathered at the national transport department's offices in Pretoria to protest against e-tolls.

No to fuel levy replacing Gauteng e-tolls

2014-09-21 15:13
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Gauteng's e-tolls will not be replaced with a fuel levy after the country's other eight provinces overwhelmingly rejected this idea.

Cape Town to appeal Sanral secrecy ruling

2014-09-19 12:29

The City of Cape Town has decided to apply for leave to appeal after studying the judgment in the secrecy applications of Sanral and Protea Parkway Consortium.

Peters: Sanral receives clean audit

2014-09-17 19:49

The SA National Roads Agency Limited has received a clean audit, which shows its financial statements are credible, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

No to e-tolls from Soweto residents

2014-09-16 07:02

Soweto residents, including government workers, have spoken out against the e-tolling system at a public hearing aimed at analysing the socio-economic impact of the tolls.

AA: Don't use our name to push e-tolls

2014-09-10 17:17

The Automobile Association, which is against e-tolling, has taken on national roads agency Sanral for using its studies in a press statement to promote e-tolls.

Confusion about e-toll review

2014-09-09 18:52

The Opposition To Urban Tolling Alliance says it is confused by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters' stance on the e-tolls review.

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.

 

Cosatu split imminent - report

2014-10-19 19:30

ANC heavyweights are expected to tell Cosatu that they have failed to resolve their dispute with the federation’s biggest union – paving the way for a split.

Cheers and jeers for e-toll protest convoy

2014-10-18 16:30

Motorists travelling along the M1 hooted and cheered as a Cosatu-led convoy protest against e-tolls made its way across the highway.

E-tolls collection firm cuts jobs

2014-10-17 14:45

E-tolls collection company ETC's decision to start laying off staff and close temporary structures and services comes as a shock to workers, says a Fin24 user.

Very few in ANC support e-tolls - Cosatu

2014-10-16 18:35

Very few people in the African National Congress support the tolling of Gauteng's highways, claims the Congress of SA Trade Unions.

Govt not listening to the people: Cosatu

2014-10-16 12:50

The government has refused to listen to the people of Gauteng regarding e-tolls, says the Congress of SA Trade Unions.

Motorists urged to continue paying e-tolls

2014-10-14 15:37

Motorists should continue paying their bills while the ANC tries to solve the e-toll issue because it is the law, says Gauteng ANC chair Paul Mashatile.

E-tolls will lead to revolt - Gauteng ANC

2014-10-14 12:16

The ANC in Gauteng has refused to comment on whether there was any collusion in the e-tolling system, but says the current e-toll system will result in revolt.

Cape tolls: CT City heads to court again

2014-10-11 07:00

After the dismissal of the City of Cape Town’s application for leave to appeal regarding Cape tolls, it will now petition the Supreme Court of Appeal.

E-toll technology is illegal - FF Plus

2014-10-10 16:59

The technology used by the SA National Roads Agency Limited to collect road users' details is illegal, claims the Freedom Front Plus says.

SA shouldn't be boxed in by e-tolls - IFP

2014-10-10 12:41

The government could find methods other than e-tolls to pay for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, says the Inkatha Freedom Party.

FF Plus, IFP to address e-tolls panel

2014-10-10 09:55

The Inkatha Freedom Party and Freedom Front Plus are expected to make submissions to the e-tolls advisory panel.

DA: E-toll avoidance strains other govt areas

2014-10-09 11:33

People who are avoiding e-tolls are putting more strain on other spheres of government, says the Democratic Alliance.

Sanral shows R2.8bn loss, banks on toll

2014-10-08 12:25

In addition to its parliamentary appropriation, Sanral seeks other sources of finance that can reasonably be recovered through user charges, it says.

Zuma not angry about Gauteng e-toll stance

2014-10-06 11:27

President Jacob Zuma has dismissed media reports that he is angry about the Gauteng ANC's position on electronic tolling in the province.

No e-tolls: ANC Gauteng

2014-10-05 17:21
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The ANC in Gauteng has resolved to oppose e-tolls in the province and will seek to make submissions to the review panel.

E-tolls panel not reviewing policy

2014-10-03 22:36

The e-tolls review panel is examining the economic and social impact of the tolling system, and not review the e-tolls policy, according to the transport department.

ANC is confused about e-tolls - DA

2014-10-02 14:31

The Democratic Alliance says the ANC is at odds over e-tolls and is proposing a fuel levy as an alternative to system because it will cost less.

Gauteng motorists rate e-toll service

2014-09-30 12:01

A survey of road users has revealed that 80% found the e-toll administration service "very poor", says the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Cape tolls battle set to continue

2014-09-19 17:32

The City of Cape Town says it will appeal a court order that effectively seals information such as toll fees, expenses and profits relating to the Winelands toll project.

We have no beef with Sanral - Gauteng govt

2014-09-18 06:00

The Gauteng provincial government says it has never had a problem with Sanral and its lines of communication with the transport department are open.

Sanral sets record straight on e-tolls review

2014-09-17 12:15

Sanral says it requested a meeting with Gauteng premier David Makhura on e-tolling before he set up a review panel.

Soweto residents tell their e-toll stories

2014-09-15 20:45

Residents of Soweto have rejected the e-tolling system during talks at the Orlando Community Hall.

Sanral urged to wait before billing for e-tolls

2014-09-10 14:59

National roads agency Sanral must stop billing motorists in Gauteng until the advisory panel into e-tolling completes its report, the ANC Youth League has urged.

Cosatu: Peters must respect toll panel views

2014-09-09 15:27

Cosatu has called on Transport Minister Dipuo Peters to give Gauteng's e-tolls review panel a chance and to respect the process.

Outa: E-toll economics make no sense

2014-09-09 09:31

If the economics of e-tolling are not right, mustering all the executive powers available to government will be a futile exercise, says Outa.

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