You don’t have to admit guilt. But if you’re guilty the right thing to do is to admit guilt.— Howard Dembovsky, Justice Project SA
The Department of Transport is hell-bent on rolling out Aarto across the whole of South Africa.— Howard Dembovsky, Justice Project SA
If you’re a Gauteng motorist with an outstanding traffic fine or three; you may not have to pay them if they weren’t issued in accordance with the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act.
This is according to a ruling the High Court made on Friday.
Millions of fines issued to motorists in Gauteng since 2008 will be scrapped.
According to the Aarto Act, fines not sent by registered post are invalid.
CapeTalk’s John Maytham interviewed Justice Project SA’s Howard Dembovsky.
Have a listen below (you may be one of the millions whose fines will be scrapped).