South African car drivers, brace yourself for Aarto.
The Aarto is the new rule introduced by the international law practice agency called Eversheds Sutherland, it’s headquarters are based in the UK.
The Aarto regulates road traffic offences by introducing stricter penalties for those who do not comply with road traffic regulations.
Under the Aarto regulations, owner of the vehicle or occupant will have an option to settle fines to the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) or having their car disc points being deducted.
Once a disc are deducted up to 15 points, a car won’t be driven for the maximum of three months and driver’s license should be handed over for the duration of this period.
If offences are committed more than three times, learners and driver’s license is canceled, where a person will start from scratch to get a new learner’s and driver’s license.
Aarto will requires a driver to have these following documents for all trips:-
- Driver’s license or South African Identity document.
- Proof of address.
- Postal address
If a driver doesn’t have these documents in his possession, fines or points deduction will be implemented.