fikile mbalula

  1. Jan

    Outa begins legal fight to stop AARTO

    Legal fight to stop driver's licence points demerit system in South Africa Civil action group Outa has launched its court battle against the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act.
  2. Jan

    Toll fees along popular routes compared - how much motorists will pay to go away this long weekend

    How much you will pay in toll fees to go away this long weekend Many South Africans using the country's major highways on their way to holiday destinations or family getaways this long weekend will be paying hefty toll fees. Long weekends and holidays in South Africa typically see thousands of...
  3. Jan

    How Mr Fix plans to un-break driver's licence renewals

    The plan to fix South Africa's driver's licence mess Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has outlined his department's plans to tackle the severe backlog of driver's licence renewals. Mbalula's comments came in response to questions in Parliament from IFP MP Khetamabala Sithole and DA MP Chris...
  4. Jan

    No extension for driver's licences that expire between 1 September 2021 and 31 March 2022

    Bad news about driver's licences that expire before March 2022 The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has confirmed to MyBroadband that drivers whose licence cards expire between 1 September 2021 and 31 March 2022 have not been given an extension to renew their licence cards. Transport...
  5. Jan

    E-toll decision with Treasury, until then you must pay - Department of Transport

    E-tolls are still the law and you must pay — Transport department Department of Transport director-general Alec Moemi has said that Treasury must decide on the future of e-tolls. Until then, it is the law, and South Africans must pay their dues. In a virtual parliamentary meeting last week, he...
  6. Jan

    Updated driving licence booking and vehicle licence disc fees proposed

    New vehicle and driver's licence fees for South Africa Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has proposed updated fees for vehicle and driver's licence renewals in a Government Gazette published on Friday. Anyone who wishes to comment on the proposed fee schedule has 30 days to do so.
  7. Jan

    Driver's licence system "extremely corrupt" thanks to highly organised criminal syndicates - Gauteng Transport MEC

    Driver's licences in South Africa "extremely corrupt" — government Gauteng Transport MEC Jacob Mamabolo says that driving licence renewals is an inefficient and extremely corrupt system from which criminals have made lots of money. “We are fighting one of the most highly organised criminal...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    Good news for driver's licence renewals

    Good news for driver's licence renewals Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has announced the deadline for the grace period for renewing licences will be extended from 31 August 2021 to 31 March 2022. “To give motorists a fair opportunity to renew their licences, while we are rolling out a number...
  9. Jan

    Driver's licence renewal deadline must be extended - OUTA

    Driver's licence renewal mess — no choice but to extend preposterous deadline The Department of Transport will have no choice but to extend the 31 August 2021 deadline for renewing driver's licences again, Outa CEO Wayne Duvenage has said. "The broken system that government is relying on has...
  10. Jan

    Outa warns that Aarto will fail just like E-tolls

    South Africa’s new driver’s licence points demerit system will fail like E-tolls If South Africa’s roads authorities press on with the rollout of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) without making revisions, it will fail just like E-tolls. This is the warning from...