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Outa slams plans to make e-tolls traffic violations in demerit system

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) has slammed new amendments to the pending demerit licensing system that would include the non-payment of e-tolls as a traffic violation.

Outa chairman Wayne Duvenage on Monday said the the plans would further drive a wedge between the motoring public and government.

He added that the proposed amendment to the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act was a sneaky way to change legislation without substantial public engagement.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report:

This is going to make the whole e-toll process even more illegitimate.

Wayne Duvenage, chairman of Outa

It's a way to introduce regulation without meaningful public participation. The backlash is that the people will stop complying.

Wayne Duvenage, chairman of Outa

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