Outa warns against Sanral mind games
Sanral said it's aware that cloned number plates are helping some criminals escape Gauteng's e-toll fees.
JOHANNESBURG - The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance has warned motorists not to be dragged down by the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) into the use of unlawful tactics as a way to escape the e-tolling system.
This is after roads agency Sanral said it's aware that cloned number plates are helping some criminals escape Gauteng's e-toll fees.
A Durban man received an e-tolls bill last week, even though his car hasn't left KwaZulu-Natal in five years.
However, Outa's John Clarke says Sanral uses the term 'criminal' very loosely.
"Are we not contributing to the culture of criminology by trying to criminalise the none payment of e-tolls because to sustain a criminal charge under the Toll Procedures Act requires an evidence burden that leaves a lot beyond reasonable doubt."