Most road users have received a fine for a minor road infringement at some stage yet often these are not paid, which can lead to increased penalties or even legal action.
Road Protect will notify you of all new fines issued and then provide a quick, easy and painless channel to get these fines paid. You may also receive reductions to your fines.
Fines Protect services consist of:
A quick and efficient traffic fines monitoring and notification system
Full legal assistance to assess the legitimacy and legality of fines
Possible fines reduction
An easy, quick, safe and secure fines payment facility
Proof of fines settlement
No queues or administrative nightmares when dealing with the Traffic Department. You have the benefit of a safe, secure fines payment facility that provides proof of settlement and peace of mind that there will be no nasty surprises at a future roadblock.
We pass on 100% of all discounts or reductions to you.
Our expert team provides full legal and administrative support and representation for all matters related to traffic fines.
For purposes of this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meaning:
“Authority” means any governmental authority which has the authority to enforce laws;
“Fines” means fines issued by a relevant Authority in respect of infringements
under the National Road Safety Act, 46 of 1988 (“NRSA”), the National Road Traffic Act, 93 of 1996 (“NRTA”), the Road Transportation Act, 74 of 1977 (“RTA”), and any other legislation pertaining to the utilisation of a public road, as defined in the NRTA, including, without limitation, any such sub-ordinate legislation, regulations and by-laws pertaining to any of the aforementioned; and
“Licenses” means (i) motor vehicle licenses issued by a registering authority in accordance with Chapter III, Part I of the regulations to the NRTA (“Motor Vehicle License”).
Fines Protect Terms & Conditions
Road Protect will use reasonable endeavors to identify and notify Members via email, SMS or telephone call of Fines that are posted onto www.paycity.co.za.
The Member should note that issued Fines may from time to time not be displayed on paycity.co.za for payment as there may be delays in loading these Fines. The onus rests on the Member to notify Road Protect without delay if he/ she becomes aware of any issued Fines.
Road Protect will not render the Fines Protect services in relation to Fines that do not provide an option of an admission of guilt by the Member and Fines that do not state an amount on the Fine.
Road Protect will render the Fines Protect services as set out below in respect of Fines that are not posted onto www. paycity.co.za, provided that Road Protect must be notified of these by the Member in writing before the Fines Protect service can commence in relation to such Fines.
Road Protect shall use reasonable endeavors to negotiate a discount of the amount of the Fine originally imposed by the applicable Authority.
Road Protect will notify the Member of the amount of the Fine to be paid, which amount must be paid by the Member to Road Protect within 15 days of the date of the said notification. Road Protect will pay the Fine on behalf of the Member to the relevant Authority. The full discount agreed to by the relevant Authority will be passed back to the Member.
The Fines Protect service is limited to Fines issued to Members by South African Authorities only.
The Fines Protect service is limited to the Member.
In order to be entitled to the Fines Protect service a Member’s membership must be fully paid up at the time of the Fine being Issued.
At the time of the Fine you must comply with all the legal and regulatory requirements of the NRSA, the NRTA, the RTA and any other legislation pertaining to the utilization of a public road, as defined in the NRTA, including, without limitation, any such sub-ordinate legislation, regulations and by-laws pertaining to any of the aforementioned.
Road Protect does not guarantee the performance of any traffic department or any other Authority dealing with Fines.
Fines Protect will take reasonable steps to obtain proof from the relevant Authority that a Fine was paid and will furnish such proof to the Member.
The Fines Protect service does not include any services relating to any de-merit points reductions made in respect of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act nr 46 of 1998.