Drivers from around the country will have to pay to use e-tolled roads in Gauteng.
South African National Roads Agency Limited spokesman Vusi Mona said on Friday that motorists visiting Gauteng could pay within seven days without registering an e-toll account, or register an account, or purchase a day pass.
“If a road-user does not want to register an e-toll account or purchase a day pass, the e-toll fees may be paid online, by calling the e-toll call centre or at an e-toll customer service centre,” he said.
“In this case it will be required that the road user provide his vehicle licence plate number.”
An “occasional road user” could buy a day pass from Sanral's website, by calling the call centre or by visiting a service centre.
“Please note that a day pass cannot be obtained from a retailer.”
It was reported on Friday that motorists could buy the day pass from retailers such as Shoprite, Pick n Pay, or Spar.
For motorcycle riders a day pass would cost R30, for car drivers R50, small heavy vehicles R125, and large heavy vehicles R250.
The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance said on Friday it would not appeal the Supreme Court of Appeal's dismissal of its challenge to e-tolls because it could not afford it.
The SCA dismissed Outa's challenge against e-tolls on 9 October. - Sapa