Road traffic demerit system: Here’s how it works and how to avoid accumulating points

2019-09-27 06:00

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.

POLL: Does SA's driver demerit system have merit? - motorists share their thoughts on controversial law

2019-08-28 12:45

Despite its good intentions, the demerit system has caused controversy among motorists and the auto industry. Readers share their thoughts.

SA a step closer to new driver's licence demerit system

2019-02-13 15:13

Parliament's transport portfolio committee has accepted the final amendments to the Aarto Amendment Bill, but the DA remains concerned that some parts may be unconstitutional.

'Another source of corruption' - Readers respond to SA driver Demerit System

2017-10-05 08:15

'Will lead to more traffic cops extorting money', 'What about rewarding drivers for good behaviour?'... Readers respond to the proposed SA driver demerit system.

New driver demerit system: 6 things SA motorist should know

2017-09-06 09:38

The controversial AARTO amendment bill moves a step closer to implementation in South Africa. We look at how the proposed Driver Demerit system will work.

SA's new Driver Demerit System: Here's all you need to know

2016-04-28 07:10

From penalty points to huge fines, the 'forgotten' demerit system is set to be implemented in South Africa from April 2016. Here's all you need to know.

SA driver Demerit System: 19 000 think it's 'a bad idea'

2015-12-09 09:30

South African drivers have responded to the new demerit system which will be implemented in 2016. More than 19 000 users think it's a bad idea...


SEE | Here's why there's no need to panic about AARTO

2019-09-16 06:30

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.

Here's how the driver demerit system can affect your job, company in SA

2019-08-26 10:00

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.

AARTO update: 'Last chance for SA motorists to speak up' - JPSA

2018-02-19 09:18

'This will affect law abiding citizens and delinquent motorists alike,' says JPSA as the controversial AARTO amendment bill, and with it the driver demerit system, moves a step closer to implementation in South Africa.

New traffic laws for SA: Transport Minister Maswanganyi welcomes Aarto

2017-09-07 08:55

Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi, has welcomed the passing of the Aarto Amendment Bill. The bill paves the way for a driver points demerit system and an Appeals Tribunal to deal with traffic fines.

Unpacking AARTO: The right questions YOU should ask Govt

2016-08-25 13:04

Are you aware of changes being proposed to the AARTO bill? Are you happy with receiving traffic notes via sms? Check out our layman’s guide to the bill and how you can voice your opinion to Government.

RTMC driver arrest threat: 'A gross violation of rights'

2015-12-24 07:30

'We simply cannot allow the (RTMC) CEO’s clearly misinformed assertions to go unchallenged,' says Justice Project South Africa in response to government's threat of arrest for traffic violations.

SA driver Demerit System: All you need to know

2015-12-04 10:03

From penalty points to huge fines, the 'forgotten' demerit system is set to be implemented in South Africa from April 2016. Here's all you need to know.

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