The minimum age in South Africa to drive a car is 18. Drivers must carry a valid driver's licence with them at all times while driving.
The following documents must always be carried with the driver in the car:
It is not compulsory to carry any items in a car while driving in South Africa. Depending on the destination, different items are recommended. For example, when travelling to remote areas, the following items are recommended:
There is at present no road tax in South Africa, but toll roads are used to raise money for the maintenance of road networks.
A CO2 or Green Tax is paid according to a vehicle's CO2 emissions. This tax is applied to new vehicles at the time of purchase.
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