The latest tactic adopted by the South African Roads Agency (SANRAL) of appointing a debt collection firm to ‘hound’ people for payment of e-tolls could well backfire on it‚ Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) cautions.
The organisation joins the Automobile Association (AA) and the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) – formerly known as the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance – in condemning threatening SMS messages being sent to motorists.
The SMS messages which are allegedly attributable to ITC Business Administrators (Pty) Ltd reads: “We have noted your refusal to pay your outstanding e-toll balance. Your vehicle details are being submitted for listing‚ and legal action will commence with costs incurred. Call 087 353 1490 Ref …”
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