Will it be safe to drive with a motorbike from Stutterheim to Morgan Bay?

Question: I would like to know if the following road is safe when travelling with motorcycle: from Stutterheim to Morgan bay, the route 63 and then N2 to R349. How are the conditions of these roads? Thanks so much for your help. Answer: The roads you have mentioned are all in good condition for motorcycle…

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Can my car be so dirty that it becomes non-roadworthy?

Question: I recently captured a photo of this vehicle driving by on the M1 in Johannesburg. [I was in the passenger seat leaning to right  – just in case you want to comment about taking photos while driving] The number plates were not visible. Is this transgressing the Rules of the Road? Answer: The car…

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Am I still liable if the other driver in the collision did not carry his drivers licence?

Question: “Good day, I just wanna find out if there is law regarding driving without a license in your possession. A friend of mine was bumped by a car that did not have breaks. She did not know anything about accident reports. Upon trying to assist I discovered that her license wasn’t in her purse. The guy…

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Israeli legislation to address fire suppression systems in engine compartments of buses and coaches

The Israeli Ministry of Transportation, Road Safety and Infrastructure announced, Monday, that Minister Yisrael Katz has decided to require fire extinguishing systems on all the country’s buses, as part of a package to improve safety on buses, following dozens of bus fires in the past year. The package also includes installation of fire detectors in…

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Automotive Business Control Instruments Shows Profit Turnaround and New Products

  Eliminated exposure to the OEM business Repositioned the business as an automotive aftermarket business Operating profit from continuing operations R29,65-million – up from R17,93-million Profit after tax from continuing operations R19,92-million – up from R9,12-million Earnings per share from continuing operations 14,48 cents– up from 6,63 cents Resumption of dividends   For the year…

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Four in One Parking Space- Toyota to Unveil the i-ROAD in Geneva

KEY POINTS Toyota i-ROAD, a new form of transport, making its debut at Geneva Compact, all-electric, three-wheeled personal mobility vehicle (PMV) with a comfortable, enclosed two-seater cabin New Toyota ‘Active Lean’ technology automatically balances the vehicle when cornering or travelling over stepped surfaces 850mm width is no greater than a conventional two-wheeler, making i-ROAD as easy…

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Are there any provisions in the road traffic act that limit the noise level emanating from a vehicle?

Question: Are there any provisions in the road traffic act that limit the noise level emanating from a vehicle. And do any such provisions relate only to engine/exhaust noise? My question relates to people who fit powerful subwoofer systems to the vehicles and drive around with music at top volume so that the sound of…

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