Consumers should brace for tougher times ahead. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is likely to announce levy increases to the fuel and road accident fund in his 2019 budget speech this week.
The Automobile Association says if the Rand continues to strengthen against the US Dollar it could result in good news for motorists in the coming months.
Fuel prices have dropped at midnight with petrol prices decreasing by at least R1.22 a litre.
Crash test results on some small and compact popular vehicles sold to South Africa were disappointing.
The Department of Energy is expected to announce another fuel price increase during the weekend which the Automobile Association (AA) has warned will take to record high levels next month.