The Public Protector has been asked to investigate the eNatis system and how it is managed.
There are an estimated 1.2 million expired driver’s licences in the country – with nearly half of them in Gauteng.
The Transport Department extended the renewal grace period to March 2022.
It has been 14 years since eNatis was established.
Motorists find long queues at testing centres and lobby group AfriForum says this must be investigated.
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse says it is concerned that the department wants to roll out the AARTO system.
Meanwhile, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says its “find me a slot” initiative is up and running and 7,000 people have used it to book licence renewals.
An additional two renewal centres are expected to open from Monday.
In other news – Another Skeem Saam actor has died
Tributes are pouring in for Skeem Saam actor Letlalo Mankabidi. Skeem Saam confirmed his passing last night on social media.
Letlalo made his appearance on the show as John Maputla’s representative after John found out that Zamokuhle also known as Kwaito is his son. “Rest In Eternal Peace ntate Letlalo Mankabidi Our deepest condolences go out to his beloved family,” read Skeem Saam’s post on Instagram. Learn More