Ban on driving 4×4 vehicles on the beach to remain

A ban on driving 4×4 vehicles on beaches will not be reconsidered, The Star newspaper reported on Tuesday. “Neither the prohibition nor the restriction of the recreational use of vehicles is currently being reconsidered due to the positive impact it is having on the ecology of the South African coastal zone,” Water and Environmental Affairs…

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Alert about Car theft through VIN number duplication is a hoax!

The Arrive Alive website received an email during the past week alerting the public to a “new method to steal cars. We would like to share this email: “Please share this information with your family, friends and clients… VIN NUMBER – WARNING! So simple, I would have NEVER thought about someone doing that!!!! Here is…

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What does the Rules of the Road stipulate about transporting a drum of petrol?

Question:

I would like some guidance with regard to the Traffic Regulations concerning the carrying of one 210-litre drum of petrol/diesel from the filling station to our school.

Answer:

You do not need to comply with the Dangerous goods legislation. Petrol is exempt to 500 litres and diesel to a 1000 litres.

The All-New Toyota 86 -Yours for under R300 000

Toyota South Africa Motors has just announced prices of one of the most eagerly awaited cars, the all-new Toyota 86, which officially debuts locally with the standard model on the 16th  July.  This will be followed shortly by two high-spec versions later in the month. With a starting price of just R298 500 (incl. VAT) for…

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Woman trying to hide affair with false hijacking claim now faces criminal courts!

A woman who claimed she had been hijacked to cover up an alleged affair with a younger man has been charged with perjury. The 63-year-old woman from Letlhabile cannot be named as she has yet to appear in court. Pretoria Central spokeswoman Sergeant Ann Poortman said the woman reported the hijacking at the Letlhabile police…

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Members of car theft syndicate arrested in Garsfontein, Pretoria

Five men, thought to be part of a car theft syndicate, have been arrested in Garsfontein, Pretoria police said on Thursday. The men were arrested on Wednesday when patrolling police stopped and searched a vehicle which had been reported as stolen, Warrant Officer Annabel Middleton said. “Police found several items used for car breaking inside…

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