Transport Minister confirms that JMPD is acting illegally on traffic fines

JOHANNESBURG – The Minister of Transport has responded to a Parliamentary question brought by the Freedom Front Plus wherein it was asked whether the AARTO infringement notices were being served lawfully as is required by Section 30 of the AARTO Act, or not. It was further asked whether or not the Minister of Transport had…

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Which cars were the top selling cars in July in South Africa?

The South African motor industry’s growth spurt shows no signs of waning, with July’s sales figures reflecting an 18.34 percent increase over the same month last year. According to Naamsa, 54 067 vehicles were sold during the last month, a 4.22 percent rise over the preceding month. The passenger car and light commercial vehicle segments…

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What are the major challenges to a successful RAF claim facing road crash victims?

In the past, claims were submitted for the smallest of injuries and overstated on costs to make it financially viable to proceed with a claim. The Amended Act has unfortunately put legal practitioners in a position to only run claims that have “serious” injuries to make it financially viable for themselves, and that is why…

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When have you had to much to drink at the sports event? Know your limit!!

Do you know how much you may drink before you cross the limit? On the Arrive Alive website we have shared content and important information on driving under the influence. It is especially important to consider your drinking habits when at the sports event. You may not only be a nuisance to other attendees and…

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Golf carts may not be registered and may not be used on public roads

Question: I stay in an enclosed suburb in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. The residents’ association wants to introduce golf carts as patrol vehicles on public roads. With whom can I make contact to discuss the legalities involved? Answer: Golf carts may not be registered and may not be used on public roads. They do not comply with…

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Honda recalls 172,000 crossovers, luxury sedans over concern with door latches

Honda is recalling 172,000 crossovers and luxury sedans due to a problem with the vehicles’ door latches that could cause a door to come flying open while driving. The recall impacts two of the maker’s newest models, the redesigned 2012 CR-V crossover-utility vehicle and the all-new Acura ILX entry-luxury sedan. It’s the latest in a…

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