KwaZula-Natal e-toll reports not true, says transport minister

Sonic2k

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So who is lying, that is the question.
Oh, wait, this is as per the ANC manual, now they wait for it to die down, then divert attention, and come quietly from behind with a sneaky implementation.
 

wingnut771

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I ask myself: why are they so keen to spend 15 billion on new infrastructure just to implement etolls - to what end?

15 billion sounds a lot for 2 gantries.

Sanral must die a quick death!
 

Anakha56

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So...

The decision could only be taken after consultation with affected parties.

When can I be consulted? I drive the N2 daily for work and if they toll it at EB Cloete (Spaghetti Junction) the amount of traffic that will take the M7 will be massive. As it is, that M7 route struggles with all the trucks taking it.

Shortsighted, money grabbing clots...
 

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“Any decision to introduce any form of tolling in any part of the country will be taken in consultation with authorities,” said Transport Minister Dipuo Peters

Hopefully also in consultation with the road users (avoid making that mistake again)
 

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So...

When can I be consulted? I drive the N2 daily for work and if they toll it at EB Cloete (Spaghetti Junction) the amount of traffic that will take the M7 will be massive. As it is, that M7 route struggles with all the trucks taking it.

Shortsighted, money grabbing clots...

The way it was described, one of the existing lanes would be modified to support the eToll technology so that registered users in Joburg could get billed on the same system they already have. No new tolls.

However I would worry about the Trojan Horse effect if I live down in Durban - they wait for the system to gain momentum, then introduce new, tolled roads
 
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Trusting SANRAL and Government is difficult enough as it is without this sort of spin.
 

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Nobody is lying, this time. E-toll is being CONSIDERED as an ALTERNATIVE to manual tolling. What concerns me most however is that this is being done as a cover to make e-toll seem like a success when in every country so far it went belly up. Well good news for us, it's now easier to skip tolling altogether by just choosing the e-lane. :D
 

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The way it was described, one of the existing lanes would be modified to support the eToll technology so that registered users in Joburg could get billed on the same system they already have. No new tolls.

However I would worry about the Trojan Horse effect if I live down in Durban - they wait for the system to gain momentum, then introduce new, tolled roads

You are right thats the way it is planned.
It will happen countrywide. Get everyone onto the Database and then legally take their money.
 

kianm

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Hopefully also in consultation with the road users (avoid making that mistake again)

Yes the users are the most important, even more important than authorities. Keep that in mind Sanrail
 
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