- SA Parliament told SANRAL to halt their proposed ideas to enforce the payment of e-tolls
- Some of the proposed ideas are docking drivers' licenses and asking SARS to help get payments
- For now, it seems any real decisions will only be made after the 2019 elections
The South African National Roads Agency wants to use strong tactics to enforce the payment of e-tolls, but Parliament told them to halt those plans.
Plans included refusing giving drivers insurance, docking drivers' licences and getting SARS involved with non-payers.
SANRAL has been criticised by everyone including lobby groups who are opposed to e-tolls.
For now, no one has to be worried about these drastic plans of SANRAL because it is yet to be approved by the Presidency. The future of e-tolls is also unsure as the president needs to make a decision about it.
The chairperson of the portfolio committee on transport, Dikeledi Magadzi, said there is no concern over the proposed measures yet, according to a report by The Citizen.
It is believed the president will only make any decisions regarding e-tolls after the 2019 elections.
DA MP Manny de Freitas says SANRAL is in a financial mess because of e-tolls.
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