Find expert commentary and analysis written exclusively for News24 on the coronavirus pandemic, its social and economic impact and how South Africa is responding to the challenge.
Abandoning e-tolls is not on the table, says Sanral's Vusi Mona in response to media reports that the roads agency is considering turning to fuel levies.
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse and Sanral are in disagreement about whether Outa members will be prosecuted for defaulting on e-tolls.
Fin24 has been inundated with emails from users who say Gauteng's e-toll system is unfair and should be replaced by a fuel levy.
In a stinging rebuttal to claims by Outa, Sanral says the civic rights group undermines SA's constitutional democracy and offers no viable alternative to e-tolls.
A long-awaited showdown between the City of Cape Town and Sanral is set to take place in court over proposed tolling in the Western Cape.
An e-toll collection system testing phase has commenced on the N3 Toll Route between Durban and Gauteng.
Consumers are about to be hit by various increases, pushing them more and more towards the edge of what they can bear financially, warns a debt expert.
When deciding on the Cape Winelands toll bid, Sanral will look at the best possible deal for motorists, Sanral spokesperson Vusi Mona tells Fin24.
The closure of certain e-toll kiosks is a sign of the system's demise, Outa chair Wayne Duvenage tells Fin24.
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.
Sanral says those who default on e-toll payments can be taken to court, after the high court delivered its first default judgment for outstanding e-toll debt.
'The decision to extend the deadline to May 17 will be welcomed by the many vehicle owners who still want to clear their accounts and benefit from the 60% discount offer,' says Sanral.
Sanral spokesperson Vusi Mona is out of touch with his own organisation’s reality and the numbers provided by their collection agency, says anti-tolls body Outa.
The freedom of commercial expression is being attacked by those who have slammed the e-toll celebrity endorsement campaign, says Sanral.
Outa's "angrily tampering with figures" to make a point is not contributing to a rational approach on the question of e-tolls, cautions Sanral.
Civil rights body Outa has scoffed at the minister of transport's report on statistics showing an increase in e-toll collections, saying it is misleading.
'The City of Cape Town is exaggerating the effect of toll roads on road users,' asserts Sanral's Vusi Mona. It's just 'delaying tactics'...
Lowering the e-tolling fees would not encourage Gauteng motorists to get e-tags, Justice Project SA says.
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.
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.
OverbergWest Coast Personnel
Cape TownAquarius Recruitment
Western CapeHotel and Catering Personnel
R 4 500 000
R 3 700 000
R 6 950 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.