The dire state of the technically insolvent Road Accident Fund (RAF) has been highlighted by written replies by transport minister Sindisiwe Chikunga to questions in parliament. 

The RAF, which is funded by a levy on fuel sales and financially compensates road accident victims for medical costs of injuries, is notoriously inefficient. Claimants wait for a long time to have their claims processed and medical practitioners wait for a long time to be paid for claims. ..

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