Natal Towing Association (NTA)

Non Profit Company 2003/002563/08

What The NTA Is And What It Does:

  1. a registered Non Profit Company … generating audited annual financial statements and registered with SARS
  1. the voice of its members … the NTA is member-owned and member-driven … the executive committee is elected at the AGM from among the membership
  1. finds answers to questions and solutions to problems … that affect operators in their day-to-day activities
  1. offers professional, effective and efficient breakdown and salvage services … for the benefit of motorists
  1. sets standards for membership, vehicles and equipment … backed up by a Code of Conduct and a Disciplinary Code
  1. gives motorists “peace of mind” when they deal with a member of the NTA
  1. collective clout allows the NTA to achieve something which individual operators could not achieve by themselves
  1. affiliated with and has access to the facilities of the RMI
  1. has contacts with the insurance companies, the National and Provincial Departments of Transport, the Traffic Inspectorate, the Municipal Police, and the SA Police … to represent members and solve problems
  1. participates in the IMS (Incident Management System) for the provision of emergency services on the national roads
  1. forum for networking so that members may keep up to date
  1. NTA helpline 0861 682 682 / 0861 nta nta serves stranded motorists

The NTA Website

The NTA website offers valuable information about the Association, its members, contact details, areas of operation, fleet capacity and services provided.  There are useful reports and articles, plus information on applying for membership.

For the motoring public …

  • details for more than 100 breakdown operators in KZN by city/town with the name of the contact person, telephone number and yard address
  • click on the member’s photo for further information
  • information about the geographical areas which each member services, the specific services they provide, and the types of breakdown vehicles which they operate
  • “Frequently asked questions” – with the answers
  • “Motor Vehicle Accident Guide” – a comprehensive guide to collisions, towing & salvage, the rights of the traffic officer, dealing with a tow truck operator, damages, repairs & insurance and selecting a repairer
  • “A Brief History of the NTA”
  • “A General Overview of the NTA”

For members …

  • an exclusive “Members Area” containing, among other things, newsletters, downloads, email options,
  • members’ private blogg, “on a lighter note” and site gallery
  • Overview of Incident Management Systems (Toll Roads)
  • Chairman’s Annual Reports
  • Mileage calculator – distances from Durban to places across the country
  • “Breakdown Operators and the Consumer Protection Act” – a comprehensive overview of the Act with specific reference to breakdown services
  • Zurich Service Level Agreement – the Zurich terms and conditions for accreditation as a service provider.

For operators who would like to join …

  • information on how to join the NTA
  • Membership application form
  • Member profile form
  • Vehicle and equipment checklist
  • Conditions of membership acceptance
  • Direct debit form (for payment of membership fees)

For more information, please contact :

Natal Towing Association

P O Box 403, Westville, 3630

Tel (031) 266 7031

Facsimile (031) 266 7308