Justice Project South Africa

Welcome to Justice Project South Africa (JPSA for short).

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Justice Project South Africa is a nongovernmental, non-profit organisation dedicated to the improvement of road traffic law and its enforcement, as well as to road safety in South Africa. When it comes to road traffic law, JPSA is arguably the most active and vocal “motorists’ rights” organisation in South Africa, seeking to both, educate its members (and the public in general), as well as to help them to enforce their rights and meet their obligations and responsibilities.

It is becoming increasingly common for people wishing to renew their licence disc, driving licence or professional driving permit to be told that there is a warrant for their arrest or that they must pay all of their outstanding traffic fines before they can do so. This deliberately misleading information causes panic and does not help anyone. It creates further animosity between motorists and authorities, as well as encouraging the unlawful operation of motor vehicles – all because traffic and licensing authorities think it’s clever to lie to people. Read our free public advisory on this here.

Our members enjoy many benefits, including representation in matters pertaining to traffic law and its enforcement. While our membership has been growing steadily over the years, it still has a long way to go and we would like to appeal to you to become a member.

It is essential that you understand what it is that we do, why we do it and why we believe that it is essential that we continue to do it. For this reason, we urge you to refer to our “about” page for more information. In short however, JPSA focuses purely on road traffic law legislative matters, enforcement and the prevention and combating of abuses thereof.

Latest media releases…

Passing of the AARTO Amendment Bill is more bad news for motorists

JOHANNESBURG – The passing of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (“AARTO”) Amendment Bill, 2015 (as amended by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee for Transport in August 2017) in the National Assembly this afternoon brings with it some pretty ominous provisions with serious implications for holders of driving licenses and/or owners of motor vehicles. The […]

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Pretoria Minibus Taxi Protest Action is Misguided

JOHANNESBURG – The mass action by minibus taxi drivers in Tshwane which played itself out on Wednesday 16 August 2017 is both unfortunate and misguided; and appears to highlight just how little people know about the AARTO Act which has been in force in Tshwane for more than nine years now says Justice Project South […]

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Latest articles and advisories…

Twenty-year sentence for road killer welcomed

JOHANNESBURG – The twenty-year sentence for three counts of culpable homicide, reckless driving and driving under the influence handed down by Magistrate Anand Maharaj to Mr Kriesen Moodley in the Durban Regional Court recently is welcomed by Justice Project South Africa. This case proves beyond any reasonable doubt that when judicial officers are presented with […]

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Cessation of “pay as you go” speeding fines in Joburg no great loss

JOHANNESBURG – As revealed in the Moneyweb article entitled “No more camera fines for Joburg speedsters” on Wednesday 17 August 2017, the City of Johannesburg is not currently issuing and posting somewhere in the region of a half a million camera “speeding” fines each month, as it used to do in the past. Instead, traffic […]

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