A final decision on the future of e-tolls on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project has still not been taken by government.
Government and some state-owned entities appear to be painting themselves into a corner on the user-pays principle, which government often uses to justify e-tolls.
The driving licence renewal process has been plunged into further chaos, with reports suggesting that motorists will have to pay R250 just to obtain a booking slot to renew their driving licence.
The designation of the toll operations of Sanral as an essential service during the coronavirus lockdown is being questioned by both the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse and the Automobile Association.
Fuel prices will fall by a record in April, the Automobile Association of South Africa predicted on Friday, but few motorists and businesses with fleets will be able to take advantage.
Government still has to make a decision on the future of e-tolls. finance minister Tito Mboweni failed to mention e-tolls in his budget speech on Wednesday.
The only fair and sensible approach is to immediately suspend e-tolling in Gauteng and reimburse consumers who have paid e-tolls since 2013, says the Automobile Association.
The rights of Gauteng road users who are not members of the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse should be protected as much as those drivers who are members of the civil rights body, says
The recent period of fuel price reductions is set for a reversal as the weakening rand and stronger international petroleum prices combine to cause pain at the pumps. This is according to the Automobile Association, which was
An increase in the fuel levy, together with international petroleum price hikes, mean consumers should be ready for a stiff fuel price increase in April, according to the Automobile Association. “Including the additional 30c/l fuel levy, petrol is likely to see