Yearly Archives: 2015

New AARTO regulations aimed to accomodate e-Tolls

The Department of transport has recently published a Gazette (#39482) on 7th December 2015, which requests comment from the public before the closing date of 6 January 2016. OUTA urges the public to participate, as the amendments are impractical and… Get more

Vusi Mona is absurdly out of touch with reality

SANRAL Spokesperson, Mr Vusi Mona’s response to OUTA’s claims of the e-Toll scheme’s failure, clearly indicates how out of touch he is with his own organisation’s reality, and the numbers as provided by their own collection agency, the Electronic Toll… Get more

A look at two years of e-Toll failure

This week, two years ago, on the third of December 2013, the E-Toll scheme was launched, despite overwhelming public dissention and warnings that it would not be an effective ‘user-pays’ mechanism to service the Gauteng freeway upgrade bonds.

OUTA’s research… Get more

e-Toll debt should not be feared

Following a month of SANRAL’s dispensation, which offers discount on outstanding e-toll debt, the uptake has been dismal and all indications are that this carrot will not be the saving grace for the ill-fated e-Toll scheme.  “The announcement by… Get more

Gauteng Province wastes money on e-Tolls

In response to the Gauteng provincial government’s decision to allocate R123 million in its 2015 budget towards SANRAL for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), OUTA fears that this has serious consequences to Gauteng taxpayers and this action is a… Get more

More unacceptable transgressions by SANRAL

In response to news that Sanral has transgressed the Metrology Act in failing to obtain certification of its electronic systems, the Opposition for Urban Tolling Alliance has issued the following statement.

In a parliamentary question put by Anton Alberts of… Get more

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