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.
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The Gauteng department of roads & transport has launched the “request a slot” campaign aimed at addressing the renewal of drivers’ licences backlog. The campaign started on Wednesday.
With the growing backlog at driving licence testing centres, government is further extending the grace period for the renewal of licences.
It has become a nightmare for any motorist who needs to renew their driving licence or obtain other vehicle-related documentation.
While government says it is investigating whether the apparent cyberattack on Transnet on Thursday is related to recent unrest in KwaZulu-Natal, a union has appealed for help to protect the state-run logistics and port operator.
Expectations are again being created that a final decision on the future of e-tolls on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project is imminent. We’ve been here before.
Roads agency Sanral appears to be delaying the award of a tender for the management of e-toll collections until the government takes a decision on the future of e-tolls.
Acting minister in the presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said during a post-cabinet meeting media briefing on Thursday that a decision on the future of e-tolls has not yet been taken by cabinet.
The department of transport plans to introduce a new driver’s licence card this year and implement a bouquet of measures to improve the service the public receives.
The government has once again failed to meet its self-imposed deadline, set by transport minister Fikile Mbalula, to make an announcement on the future of the controversial e-toll system.