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Driver demerit system will get the go ahead next year - RTIA

Motorists should prepare themselves for the long-awaited Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (Aarto) which will take effect countrywide in 2016.

Road Traffic Infringement Agency's Zukisa Nduneni said that the national roll-out is pending Parliamentary process and and the approval by the Presidency.

Under the demerit point system, habitual traffic offenders will have their drivers licences suspended or revoked if they accumulate the maximum of 12 points.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

It is difficult to preempt when the legislation will get concluded but we expect it to be rolled out in 2016.

Zukisa Nduneni, Senior communications executive at the Road Traffic Infringement Agency
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