Outa calls for 10-year driver licence renewal
Covid-19 lockdown continues to wreak havoc with driver’s licence renewals
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has asked transport minister Fikile Mbalula to consider changing the driver’s licence (DL) renewal process from five to 10 years. It has also written to him asking for multiple methods for DL renewal to be made available through test centres and reputable service providers like organisations such as the Automobile Association of SA (AA).
“We believe that both the state and its citizens would benefit from a formal extension of the DL period of applicability from the current five-year period to one of 10 years,” said Dominique Msibi, Portfolio Manager at Outa’s Public Governance Division...