Road Accident Fund pay outs - Are you entitled to compensation?

2018-12-09 11:13

With the festive season fast approaching and car accident rates rising in numbers over this period, it’s worthwhile knowing where you stand with claiming from the Road Accident Fund (RAF) should you be in an accident.

Sanral, RAF may grind to a halt - AG report

2018-10-10 16:23

The Auditor General doubts that operations at the SA National Roads Agency and the Road Accident Fund can continue in future given their liquidity challenges, MPs have heard.

You are now paying 12% of every litre of petrol to the insolvent Road Accident Fund - its share has almost doubled in a decade

2018-07-04 09:21

The fund posted a R34,7 billion loss in 2017, compared to the R33,3 billion it received mainly from tax on fuel.

Accountant fined R100 000 for contempt of court

2018-03-27 16:21

A KwaZulu-Natal accountant and tax adviser has been slapped with a R100 000 contempt of court fine for refusing to say what happened to millions of rands paid out by the Road Accident Fund which were under his control.

Road fund probed over ‘maladministration’

2017-05-14 06:23

The Office of the Public Protector has confirmed it would be investigating the Road Accident Fund (RAF) for maladministration.

Numsa wants public protector to investigate RAF

2017-03-19 16:11

Numsa wants the public protector to investigate whether the Road Accident Fund is guilty of violating the law for its alleged failure to protect citizens' privacy and confidentiality.

RAF needs millions to pay claims - report

2015-02-02 09:59

The Road Accident Fund reportedly has a funding shortfall of R800m a month, which is stalling payment to claimants.

Changes set for road accident fund bill

2014-11-10 19:35

The Road Accident Fund says a draft bill proposing various changes to the current system has been published for public comment.

More people stealing from RAF

2014-10-28 13:16

The number of people arrested for defrauding the Road Accident Fund has increased from 290 to 478 in the past financial year, chief executive Eugene Watson says.

Over R152m paid to crash survivors

2014-10-12 14:37

The Road Accident Fund has paid out over R152m to crash survivors in four provinces.


New bill will help solve Road Accident Fund's financial woes – Nzimande

2018-11-08 21:31

The Road Accident Fund has been insolvent for a 'considerable amount of time' but the Road Accident Benefit Scheme Bill - yet to be promulgated - may help, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

How to claim from the Road Accident Fund without a lawyer — in 3 steps

2018-07-25 10:38

Victims of road accidents have been urged to skip forgo lawyers and claim directly from the Road Accident Fund.

Apology to RAF's Ntuthuko Bhengu and Lindelwa Jabavu

2018-05-16 09:00

Fin24 apologises unreservedly to Ntuthuko Bhengu, Lindelwa Jabavu,, the RAF and qualifications body SAQA for publishing claims, without performing the necessary checks or allowing appropriate time for comment as required by the Press Code of South Africa.

RAF denies poor working conditions as strike looms

2017-10-12 22:00

The Road Accident Fund has denied it exposed employees to harmful working conditions, after NUMSA said workers fainted at its Johannesburg offices due to the heat.

Questions over equal pay for equal work at RAF

2017-04-24 06:43

Labour unions Numsa and Satawu are raising questions about the salary scales for employees at the Road Accident Fund.

Motorbike crash victim loses out on R500k claim

2016-06-03 12:21

The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by a motorcyclist who claimed that the Road Fund Accident had made a mistake which cost him R500 000.

We take you through today's newspaper front pages

We take you through today's newspaper front pages. They focus on an inquiry into Mxolisi Nxasana, Eugene de Kock's parole and the indebted Road Accident Fund. Watch.

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RAF pays out record R22bn

2014-10-28 16:02

The Road Accident Fund has paid out over R22bn to crash survivors in the 2013/14 financial year, says chief executive Eugene Watson.

Alberton crash truck owner may be charged

2014-10-14 21:12

The owner of the truck which ploughed into dozens of cars in Alberton will face the wrath of the law if it is found that his truck was faulty.

RAF in trouble unless bill halts claims

2012-07-25 09:54

The cash-strapped Road Accident Fund is hoping a bill providing interim measures in dealing with claims is passed as it grapples with thousands of cases.

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