Outa believes the implementation of a single national system for the administration for road traffic offences in South Africa is “dead in the water”.
South Africa’s only driving licence card-producing machine, which broke down on 7 November, is to be permanently replaced.
The department of transport only expects the machine to be repaired to full functionality by the end of the month.
No new driving licence cards have been produced for the past three weeks.
Cabinet has decided to scrap the electronic tolling of Gauteng’s freeways, Moneyweb reported on Monday, citing transport minister Fikile Mbalula.
Government has once again failed to make any pronouncement on the future of the controversial e-tolls scheme in Gauteng.
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.
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.