'Government inviting civil disobedience', says OUTA on new e-tolls regulations

OUTA says government is inviting a tax revolt and civil disobedience regarding new tolling regulations which will see e-tolls fines being enforced as traffic fines.

702 and Cape Talk's Stephen Grootes spoke to Chairman of OUTA, Wayne Duvenage, about the new regulations regarding e-tolling.

Listen to the interview below:

Essentially what they're doing is to try and enforce payments through the traffic fines process.

Wayne Duvenhage, Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance chairman

What we've said to government is that you're inviting another tax revolt at another level. You're inviting people to now disobey that legitimate process and law of driving a vehicle with no license.

Wayne Duvenhage, Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance chairman

We cannot get to a place where the state is becoming delegitimised and cannot enforce laws but they are inviting it.

Wayne Duvenhage, Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance chairman

This article first appeared on 702 : 'Government inviting civil disobedience', says OUTA on new e-tolls regulations


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