Very few would notice if SAA didn't exist. However, if our food production even just slows down, it will affect all of us, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
The new system will prevent you from renewing your drivers' or vehicle licence if you do not pay your fines - or you could lose your licence altogether.
If there's one word that has been instilling at least some kind of fear in drivers, it's AARTO. And since it has been signed to law, it has caused much dismay. MasterDrive SA explains why there really is no need to panic.
The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act and Amendment Bill is a controversial issue. That aside, companies need to understand their responsibilities as well as ways to protect themselves from possible liability relating to employees’ driving offences.
'Who is going to police the new laws?', 'A gross breach of the Constitution', 'Taxis are still a major problem'... Wheels24 readers share their views on the implementation of Aarto in SA.
E-tolls, demerit system, tribunal for traffic fines... Here's what you should know about the AARTO bill. Do you think it will curb road deaths in South Africa?
The Aarto bill is currently before the National Council of Provinces for final approval before it is signed into SA law. We list some of the biggest concerns raised.
'South Africa has been singled out as one of the countries with the highest number of road crashes and fatalities in the world,' says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.
Road rules offenders found guilty by a court of law will have to complete a mandatory rehabilitation programme under the new proposed demerit system, Parliament has heard.
Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Transport will deliberate on submissions made by public and other stakeholders for the administrative adjudication of road traffic offences bill.
Justice Project SA says it has been vindicated by the public protector's finding that the Johannesburg metro police acted improperly when it sent fines by ordinary post instead of registered mail.
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Gauteng's e-tolls are handled by a different agency, the RTIA explains
In its current form, the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Bill, is "cause for concern", says the AA.
"Numerous provisions of the Aarto Act, as well as certain provisions of the National Road Traffic Act are unconstitutional and should be struck down," says Justice Project SA in court papers filed at the North Gauteng High Court. The Transport Department responds.
'Despite the AARTO Amendment Bill reportedly having been scrutinised and certified by the State Law Advisors, it will fail to pass constitutional and other legal muster if it is signed into law,' says Justice Project SA.
The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) amendment bill has moved a step closer to being signed into law.
Tracking habitual road traffic law infringers, points demerit system... Minister of Transport, Dipuo Peters, speaks on AARTO and its roll-out in South Africa.
Councillors from the Cities of Johannesburg and Tshwane want to be released from the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences, Parliament has heard.
The middle week of August 2016 is drawing to a close, perhaps the most polarising of articles came from the pens (read: computer ninjas) of Wheels24.
No date has yet been set for the traffic offences demerit system, the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) has said.
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