Outa, EFF oppose Fikile Mbalula's call for public to pay e-tolls

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- sowetanlive.co.za | 3 weeks ago

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) and the EFF have opposed transport minister Fikile Mbalula’s call for the public to pay e-tolls.

At a briefing on the aviation industry on Thursday, after planes were grounded earlier this week, Mbalula urged motorists to pay for the use of roads. “Across our system we have found that the user-pays principle is direct, targeted, fairer and extremely efficient,” Mbalula said.

The lack of proper communication on e-tolls, for instance, may have played a role in the slow take-up by road users, Mbalula said.

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