The Sanral e-toll website shows that US president Barack Obama passed 8 gantries while travelling on Gauteng’s highways, racking up a bill of R54.07.
Obama is currently visiting Gauteng as part of an international delegation to pay tribute to former SA president Nelson Mandela.
Obama hailed former president Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century on Tuesday as the famous, the powerful, and the poor massed in Soweto for his official memorial.
Obama’s e-toll bill
In January 2013 the White House said that the president had agreed to replace the plates on his limousine to 800 002.
Sanral’s e-toll website allows anyone to check the e-toll balance of any vehicle for which they have the license plate number.
Inserting the number 800002 shows that this vehicle passed 8 e-toll gantries while travelling on Gauteng’s highways, racking up a bill of R 54.07.