Sanral writes off R1.8 billion in unpaid e-tolls

Jamie McKane

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Sanral writes off R1.8 billion in unpaid e-tolls

The SA National Roads Agency (Sanral)'s integrated report for the year ended 31 March 2019 showed that it has disregarded over R1.84 billion in outstanding e-toll fees.

This action was taken due to Sanral's assessment of how much money it could reasonably expect to make from motorists who have rejected the failed toll system.
 

Gaz{M}

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So effectively, Government is using general tax revenue to fund the roads.

Which is what they should have done in the first ****ing place.
 

karnuffel

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Something I am pondering here, where do you draw the line between a company acting as a credit provider and a company selling a service/privilege and billing people for it at a later stage.
 

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Sanral writes off R1.8 billion in unpaid e-tolls

The SA National Roads Agency (Sanral)'s integrated report for the year ended 31 March 2019 showed that it has disregarded over R1.84 billion in outstanding e-toll fees.

This action was taken due to Sanral's assessment of how much money it could reasonably expect to make from motorists who have rejected the failed toll system.


Is anything here surprising?
 

krycor

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haha.. Comprehension fail people.. disregard != debt forgiven / collection cancelled.
 

_TrXtR_

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Was it really uniting though? It was not giving a **** about it. The government can't sue every road user in Gauteng

No I think they could get this right if they put effort into it. They just need to setup temporary bulk processing centres and start processing people. I dont think it's unrealistic to get done.

Still wont pay a cent. They can suck my,
 

falcon786

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Good good :thumbsup:

Actually not,government screwing over more of our tax money instead of scrapping this corrupt system and just paying for the roads straight as they should have done in the first place.

We're still paying indirectly.It would have been so much cheaper to just pay for the road upgrades themselves even with their bloated comrade extra under the table loaded tenders.
 
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TofuMofu

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Actually not,government screwing over more of our tax money instead of scraping this corrupt system and just paying for the roads straight as they should have done in the first place.

We're still paying indirectly.It would have been so much cheaper to just pay for the road upgrades themselves even with their bloated comrade extra under the table loaded tenders.
It's a start. Shows they are aware this is a failed system and won't work and they can't do schit about it.
 

millennia

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No I think they could get this right if they put effort into it. They just need to setup temporary bulk processing centres and start processing people. I dont think it's unrealistic to get done.

Still wont pay a cent. They can suck my,

Put effort in? lol! No worries there then :p
 

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Now if only people could unite against other stupid ideas like NHI.
+1
The below quote is from the official NHI white paper:
NHI is aimed at moving South Africa closer to universal health coverage where: the entire population especially vulnerable populations are covered; coverage to needed quality health services is available for all; whilst protecting households from financial risks and reducing user and out-of-pocket payments when accessing health care servicesthus creating a unified health system.
NHI is being falsely marketed as "Universal health coverage", "entire population"
ZA already has Universal health coverage - it's called "Provincial Heath System"
Anyone in ZA can go to a provincial hospital / clinic and get treated.
The issue is that cadres are appointed to manage as opposed to skilled people.
The cadres ruining the existing system - see Life Esidimeni.
Don't listen to the misinformation.
 

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Hey that's great, I wish I could just write off billions in bad debts and just get the government to cover it for me. The best business model out there! Teach me wise ones on how you achieve this great successful business model.
 

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The issue is that cadres are appointed to manage as opposed to skilled people.
This happens in the private sector too. You need only look at how new hospitals are designed, e.g. the cardiac specialists are several floors away from a Cardiac Critical Care Unit, or at how stand-offish the nursing staff are when their patients need care. Seen it, heard it far too often. Maybe things are better in certain hospitals. The reality is that medical health and care in ZA is still deteriorating. Immense pity.
 
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