Under the newly approved AARTO ACT, traffic violations in SA have a whole new look heading into the festive season. Upheld by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo in the Constitutional Court back in July, and ready for full implementation in 2024, these are the 25 traffic violations in SA that have stricter penalties than you might expect.
Don’t forget that under the new AARTO laws, when motorists receive 15 demerit points their license is suspended. You can be suspended twice before your driving license is taken away. Each suspension means having to retake a driver’s/learner’s qualification test.
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With that in mind, it’s time to familiarise yourself with the 2 659 traffic violations in SA listed on the AARTO website, including their fines and associated demerit points. Here are some the traffic authorities are going after in a big way over the festive season.
Here’s a handy list of the 25 strictest traffic violations in SA. Some seem like minor infractions but carry major consequences. Others are small violations you probably didn’t even think were illegal but are. So, here you go, the traffic police’s hit list for December 2023, comply or face stiff repercussions.
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