Yearly Archives: 2014

One year on, e-Tolls remains an embarrassing mess

A BRIEF OVERVIEW AND REFLECTION, ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF  E-TOLLS

It’s called Democracy. South Africa is suffering from a Power failure. No, not just that of Eskom, but the mistaken belief by an out-of-touch leadership, that power equates to… Get more

Unreliable and inconsistent – more e-Toll inaccuracies

OUTA notes with concern a finding during the inquest into Mr Duduzane Zuma’s collision with a taxi which resulted in the tragic death of a passenger. The State said the information subpoenaed from Sanral relating to vehicle passage under gantries… Get more

R3.65 / litre is absurd. Do the maths Minister

OUTA is shocked at the gross exaggeration and disingenuous nature of the Minister of Transport – Dipuo Peters’ statement that a further R3.65 will need to be added to the fuel levy, if indeed the fuel levy was to be… Get more

Minister plays power & forsakes authority

OUTA was initially encouraged by what we thought was a change of attitude on the part of the Minister of Transport and the National transport authorities toward the Gauteng E-toll Advisory Panel.  At the very least we were hoping… Get more

SANRAL must deal with real issues of e-Toll failure

OUTA notes with interest that Sanral has finally decided to make a submission to the Gauteng e-toll review panel. While very late in the panel’s process, the about-turn is most welcome and we look forward to hearing Sanral’s response to… Get more

Minister should face e-Toll reality

OUTA is startled at Minister Dipuo Peters comments as expressed in the media during her recent speech at the opening of road accident fund offices in Kimberley in the Northern Cape, wherein she comments ‘if we say we are… Get more

Minister Peters e-Toll comments are confusing

OUTA has expressed concern at Minister Dipuo Peters comments on Monday, that the e-toll decision wont be scrapped. This essentially means that following Premier Makhura’s reference to his panel initiative as having received ‘the support of the ANC and the… Get more

OUTA appreciates panel opportunity

OUTA expresses its appreciation for being heard by the Gauteng E-Toll Advisory Panel today. We believe this panel is equipped with the sincerity, the desire and intellectual capacity to grasp the underlying points of our position on the e-toll matter.… Get more

OUTA welcomes Western Cape judgement against SANRAL

OUTA is pleased with the victory of the City of Cape Town in the Western Cape High Court, which opposed SANRAL’s application to keep documents pertaining to plans for tolling in the Western Cape secret. 

SANRAL’s attempt to prevent… Get more

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