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E-toll debtors to receive summonses

In a statement issued on Monday, roads agency Sanral said road users who have “persistently refused to settle their e-toll debt may receive civil summonses” from the agency over the next few days. It stated that

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Sanral not ready for e-tolls, Outa says

Claims that roads agency Sanral has been ready to implement e-tolls for the past two years are false, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Thursday. Outa chairman Wayne Duvenage said Sanral had instead failed itself. “If Sanral were so efficient and their funding predicament

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The tech behind e-tolls

From cameras that allow for the three-dimensional rendering of vehicles through to the hundreds of kilometres of fibre-optic cables that link the toll gantries and control offices, Gauteng’s e-tolls project is a marvel of modern technology. Alex van Niekerk

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E-tags go national

The e-tag system will be rolled out at toll plazas in provinces other than Gauteng, roads agency Sanral said on Wednesday. “We want to use this technology at the very toll system that we [presently] have. There is a roll-out programme within the existing programme,” said Sanral

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E-tolls for Christmas?

E-tolling of Gauteng’s freeways could be a reality before Christmas in terms of time frames announced on Friday. Transport minister Ben Martins said Friday marked the beginning of the 30-day public consultation process, after cabinet agreed on revised