Monthly Archives: April 2014

OUTA Chairman’s Report – 24 April 2014

It was just over two years ago, in February 2012 that OUTA was constituted to launch a legal challenge against Government’s decision to introduce e-tolling to fund the upgrade of Gauteng’s freeways. The challenge has lasted far longer than we… Get more

sanral’s “carrots and sticks” cannot rescue e-Tolling

After five months of Sanral’s e-toll collection failure the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance is anticipating the commencement of its long-threatened sanctions against the million plus motorists who have not paid their e-toll bills, yet continue to assert their right… Get more

OUTA applauds SANTACO’s call for e-Toll boycott

OUTA applauds SANTACO (the SA National Taxi Council) on their call to boycott the e-Toll system. Clearly evident is their frustration to receive their e-tags to grant them the promised free passage on the highways. This is just another of… Get more

OUTA congratulates Zwelinzima Vavi on court win

OUTA is pleased with the ruling by Judge Mojapelo today that Cosatu Secretary General Zwelinzima Vavi’s suspension was illegal.  “From the start of OUTA’s tumultuous history, Zwelinzima has been a source of constant reassurance and support to us, notwithstanding… Get more

SANRAL board urged to take control of e-Toll fiasco

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (OUTA) notes with alarm Sanral CFO’s Inge Mulder’s recent statements on Sanrals cash flow position. “Her attempt to rationalise Minister Peters factual answers to a parliamentary question concerning actual revenues collected from E-Toll payment… Get more

e-Toll non payment cannot stop licence renewal

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance welcomes the clarification by the Director of Licensing and prosecutions of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department Mr Gerrie Gerneke, that unpaid e-toll bills cannot lead to the withholding of vehicle license registrations.  Speaking… Get more