RADLEY KEYS, MPP
DA KZN SPOKESPERSON ON TRANSPORT
ATTEMPTS by the KwaZulu-Natal transport department, to justify the reasons for the province having the highest licence renewal costs, are devious in the extreme.
KZN drivers are currently paying R250 to renew their driving licences. Meanwhile, motorists in the Western Cape pay just R140. If the licence is paid after expiry, KZN drivers must pay R340 while in the Western Cape it’s R185. After KZN, the next most expensive fee for driving licence renewal fees is Gauteng at R228. Claims by the department, that the hig
Lack of planning and poor management has led to massive wasteful expenditure within the province’s transport department. Efforts to rationalise the excessive licence renewal fee in KZN are a mere guise for what it is essentially the fleecing of road users.