Invitation to Annual Road Traffic & Transport Legislation Workshops

October 20, 2020

The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (AARTO) Amendment Bill has been passed by Parliament and is now ready to be signed into law by the President.

AARTO Bill ready to be signed by the President

April 8, 2019

The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (AARTO) Amendment Bill has been passed by Parliament and is now ready to be signed into law by the President.

New road laws for SA: ‘Aarto Bill in its current form is flawed’ – AA

March 19, 2019

In its current form, the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Bill, is cause for concern, says the Automobile Association AA.

Here’s how the new demerit system will affect drivers when the Aarto Bill is signed off

March 6, 2019

After a decade of speculation and waiting, the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Bill (AARTO) has been sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa to be signed into law. The National Assembly passed the controversial AARTO Bill on Tuesday with 174 MPs voting in favour, while 11 voted against and 22 abstained.

Parliament approves controversial Aarto bill

March 6, 2019

Cape Town – Parliament has given the green light for the controversial Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) bill. It was passed earlier on Tuesday in the National Assembly the vote went 174 in favour, 11 against and 22 abstentions.

AARTO bill seeks to change driver behaviour through a demerit system

February 14, 2019

On Tuesday this week Parliaments transport portfolio committee approved the final amendments on the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) bill.

WATCH: Fines issuing, demerit system to be implemented under new Aarto Bill

February 13, 2019

Cape Town – The controversial Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) bill is one step closer to becoming law.

AARTO: Here’s what you need to know about South Africa’s new traffic laws

October 29, 2018

Despite the government’s claims that the introduction of the amended AARTO Act will make South African roads safer, local civil right groups maintain that the new road laws will do little to curb traffic violations.




AARTO Background

The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences, more commonly known as AARTO, is a set of laws and regulations tabled by Road Traffic Infringement Agency aimed at improving road safety by implementing stringent protocols which stand to hold motorists accountable for traffic violations.

The AARTO Amendment Bill, which was tabled in 2015, was passed by an overwhelming majority by the National Assembly on 5 September 2017.

AARTO Resources

Arrive Alive: AARTOAdministrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences

World Report on Road Traffic Injury Prevention PDF Download

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