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Why your e-toll debt may be prescribing

Outstanding e-toll debt has begun to prescribe as three years have passed since the controversial system became operational, roads agency Sanral has confirmed. This means that unless road users were summonsed or formally

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Sanral racks up R177m advertising bill

Roads agency Sanral spent R177m of taxpayer money on advertising in the 2015/2016 financial year, transport minister Dipuo Peters disclosed in response to a parliamentary question by Thembekile Majola of the Democratic Alliance. Sanral is currently appealing

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New e-toll stats ‘misleading’

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance has derided minister of transport Dipuo Peters’ report on statistics showing an increase in e-toll collections. According to Outa, Peters’ comparison of e-toll collections for May and June with the preceding

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New drone rules: what you can and can’t do

New rules regulating the use of remotely piloted aircraft systems, popularly known as drones, have been signed by transport minister Dipuo Peters and will officially be put into effect on 1 July 2015. The director of civil aviation, Poppy Khoza, said the South African Civil Aviation

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Sanral points finger at e-tolls review

Roads agency Sanral blamed the e-tolls review panel for negatively affecting the agency’s final bond auction for the year on Wednesday. “Investor confidence in Sanral has been negatively impacted by the uncertainty created by the

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Peters threatens to dump e-tolls panel

Transport minister Dipuo Peters on Tuesday said she and her team would withdraw from the e-tolls review panel proceedings if they were “taken on”. Posing questions to Peters and the transport department, a legal expert

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Gov’t has learnt e-toll lessons: minister

Government has learnt lessons from the Gauteng e-tolling system, which is now largely being rejected, transport minister Dipuo Peters said on Tuesday. “The lessons we learnt are not to implement any project that has not been

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Peters concedes e-tolls not ‘perfect solution’

Gauteng’s e-tolling system is not a “perfect solution”, transport minister Dipuo Peters said in Pretoria on Tuesday. “This project … is not the perfect solution, but doing nothing was not an option,” she told the e-tolls review panel

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Pay e-tolls, Gauteng ANC urges

Motorists should continue paying their e-toll bills while the system is being reviewed, the ANC in Gauteng said on Tuesday. “There’s a law approved by government so they should continue to pay as we try to find a solution

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Cosatu vows to burn e-tags, bills

Trade union federation Cosatu in Gauteng will burn e-tags and bills during a protest outside roads agency Sanral’s office in Pretoria next month, provincial secretary Dumisani Dakile said on Tuesday. “All those who had bought the e-tags need to be afforded an opportunity

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