Huge fines for motorists who don't pay e-tolls

Hanno Labuschagne

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Huge fines for motorists who don't pay e-tolls

Motorists who refuse to pay e-tolls won't be able to renew their driver's or vehicle licences if proposed amendments to the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (AARTO) come into effect.

The recently gazetted regulations have stuck to an earlier draft version of the new traffic laws, which state that motorists will be slapped with a R500 fine for each e-toll fee they do not pay.

This is in addition to a R100 Infringement Penalty payable on every traffic violation committed.
 

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Huge fines for motorists who don't pay e-tolls

Motorists who refuse to pay e-tolls won't be able to renew their driver's or vehicle licences if proposed amendments to the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (AARTO) come into effect.

The recently gazetted regulations have stuck to an earlier draft version of the new traffic laws, which state that motorists will be slapped with a R500 fine for each e-toll fee they do not pay.

This is in addition to a R100 Infringement Penalty payable on every traffic violation committed.

The purpose of original basic taxes is to serve the people well, and building roads is one of them.
So if you pay for the road only while using it, thats fine, BUT then in return you should see a huge reduction in taxes regarding the building of it like your licence fees & costs, seeing these huge costs already, otherwise you are double paying for the same thing, who can do this math....Fight corruption from inside the core, don't create rules on/from a corrupte base.
 
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so not paying an etoll will be a traffic infringement.

even if they send the wrong person the infringement and you dispute it successfully, you must pay 100 rand?

whats stopping them from sending everyone a fake infringement every now and then.
 

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What happens if we just overburden the courts to appeal the fines and you wait for months or years to hear your case.
Will you still be able to get your licenses?
 

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I really have no idea how stupid is for those people with power.

can you criminalize / penalize of all citizens? when the most of the citizens don't really care about to be penalized by criminal records (fines) or not, the whole government system will be collapsed and that is the start of anarchy.
 

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Considering the cost of car license renewals, it may work out cheaper to not renew and chances are that you will get away with it for a very long time as traffic law enforcement is non existent and open to bribery for those willing to partake in corrupt practices.
The muppet's in power are so farking dumb that I can just shake my head in utter dismay at their dumbass ideas. :mad:
 

ryzen

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This is the 'looking for loose change under the couch cushion' stage of economic desperation.
 
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