Only overtake when you can start and return without crossing a barrier/ solid line

Question: “I have a ticket for barrier line. The time I start overtaking a moving car there was safe to overtake in other words there is no solid line so when i’m finished to overtake there is a solid line. So the traffic police give me a fine of R1000.. Can you explain me how…

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Third generation Kia Sorento set for overseas premiere

The all-new Kia Sorento was unveiled in Korea on August 28 (local time) with a unique blend of style, practicality and technology, which builds on the success of the outgoing model. The new CUV’s smoother, swept-back profile and deeply sculpted surfaces introduce a higher level of sophistication for the third-generation model, delivering a premium look…

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Mercedes-Benz makes a dynamic statement with the new GLA 45 AMG

Mercedes-AMG is continuing its product initiative with rigour: with the new GLA 45 AMG the performance brand of Mercedes-Benz makes a dynamic statement in the strongly growing segment of the compact SUV. The combination of powerful-distinctive design, exclusive appointments as well as superior engine power and driving performance is unique: the most powerful series-production four-cylinder…

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Datsun prepared for first appearance at Moscow International Autosalon

Datsun, the newest automobile brand on the dynamic Russian market, celebrates its first appearance at the prestigious Moscow International Autosalon (MIAS) today by showing two new models. The Datsun on-DO sedan, launched earlier this year with the first customer deliveries due in September, will be joined by the brand new Datsun mi-DO hatchback which will…

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Johannesburg Roads Agency answers questions on pothole claims

Questions: Please assist me on this matter of what I am trying to find out the following. ·     What can a municipality do (Must do) to not be liable for pothole claims? ·     Is there a fine involved if they do not want to pay the claims? ·     What can they do to be non-liable…

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World premiere of the all-new Volvo XC90

Months of speculation ended today after Volvo Cars unveiled its all-new Volvo XC90, delivering on its promise to introduce a visually striking, premium quality seven-seat SUV with world leading safety features, new powertrain technologies, an unrivalled combination of power and fuel efficiency with a superlative interior finish. Three years in the making and part of…

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Four suspects arrested for hijacking a courier service vehicle

Police in Kwa-Thema arrested four suspects for hijacking a courier service vehicle and recovered the stolen goods yesterday. A firearm, 9mm pistol, was also seized during the arrest. The suspects are due to appear at the Kwa-Thema Magistrate Court within 48 hours. It is alleged that four suspects approached the RTT courier service vehicle at…

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What are the General duties of drivers or passengers of a vehicle on a public road?

Question: Is Regulation 308(1)h promulgated under Act 93 of 1996 still applicable? I see that it may have been substituted by r66 GNR 1341 w.e.f 25 September 2003 ( which I cannot find or verify). Answer:  Yes it is applicable. The wording was just updated. Regulation 308: General duties of driver or passenger of vehicle…

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AstaZero – the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety

AstaZero’s inauguration on 21 August will mean that the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety has been put into operation. The facility, which has a total area of 2,000,000 square metres, accommodates a range of realistically constructed, continuous traffic environments such as highways, urban environments and a high speed track. Besides its…

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Black & White editions set new tones for Sonic and Spark

Chevrolet has enhanced its passenger car line-up with the addition of two new ‘Black & White’ Spark and Sonic special edition models. The vehicles, which will be available in limited numbers, bring sporty visual upgrades and enhanced specifications to the Chevrolet portfolio, adding extra value and appeal. “Chevrolet is well known for offering great value…

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