Pretoria - The Gauteng e-toll system will be implemented,
Transport Minister Ben Martins said on Friday.
"Cabinet at its meeting on Wednesday... decided that
Sanral should proceed with the implementation of e-tolling," Martins told
reporters in Pretoria.
"Today, the department of transport gazetted the toll
tariffs and regulations for public comment."
Martins said that at the end of the 30 days, after
government had considered the public's views, the final tariffs would be
Government has proposed that toll fees for e-tag users be
capped at R550 a month for light vehicles, Martins said.
"Registering for an e-tag account will provide users
with the lowest possible toll fees," he said.
"Following the consultations, we have lowered tariffs,
reduced caps in all categories, offered discounts on tagged vehicles and during
peak hours, and exemptions on public transport."
According to a Sanral presentation there were three
different tariffs for different class of vehicles.
The standard tariff for a normal car, or Class A vehicle,
The e-tag tariff was based on 30c/km.