Gauteng claims 800 000 e-tags sold with traffic crawling

Early reports on the second day of e-tolling in South Africa’s Gauteng prrovince indicate that motorists are avoiding tolled highways and using alternative routes.

According to spokesman for the Johannesburg Metro Police, Edna Mamonyane, “Over and above, people are using … Read the rest

Traffic diverted in Johannesburg for Economic Freedom Fighters

efferTraffic will be diverted in Newtown on Friday during a protest march by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters against e-tolls, Johannesburg metro police said.

Spokesman Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the protest would start from Mary Fitzgerald Square at … Read the rest

E-toll on its way after Zuma signs act into law

President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Transport Laws and Related Matters Amendment Bill — paving the way for e-tolling, the presidency said on Wednesday.

“The president… has, in terms of Section 84 (2) of the Constitution of the … Read the rest

Virtually no-one registering for e-toll in Gauteng

Gauteng’s e-toll registration outlets were empty on Thursday with virtually no-one registering for e-tags, despite the looming April 30 deadline, when the tolls go live.

The bright orange e-toll registration outlets, operated by the SA National Roads Agency Ltd (Sanral), … Read the rest