The history of tolling in South Africa goes back a long way – as far back as the 18th century – and even then, the funds raised in this manner were used to build, repair and ..
The Swartruggens Toll Plaza has unfairly be labelled as the most expensive toll gate in the country. In fact, it is – and it isn’t. It is expensive for occasional road users, but cheap for local ..
Yesterday’s announcement of the implementation of the once-off 60% discount of historic e-toll debt in arrears has been met with some queries and many road users sms’ing and calling to check their debt. “It is important ..
People need roads but keeping up with demand is not easy. Since the 1990s, SANRAL’s budget from government has not been enough to start any road expansion or new road construction projects. South Africa has the ..
The fuel levy may seem viable from an administrative view, however, there are issues that are often overlooked about the approach for road funding. The fuel levy is not a designated tax for roads. It is ..
Using the fuel levy to fund South African roads is not as simple as it sounds. The whole question of how South Africa’s roads should be funded is best illustrated by using the proposed plan to ..
It is important to know how roads are financed in order make accurate decisions when choosing routes for traveling. South Africa has the tenth largest road network in the world – 750 000 kilometres! SANRAL is ..
SANRAL roads are funded in three ways – an annual budget allocation from the Treasury, public-private partnerships and the issuance of bonds and loans. It is important to note that there is not enough money in ..
This is a result of continuous uncertainty regarding e-toll as well as the recent change in outlook by international ratings agency, Moody’s, from stable to negative.
Nazir Alli Everybody agrees – roads are vital. However, building and maintaining them require funding. At this point, disagreement starts. Must they be funded by those using them, or by everyone whether they use them or ..