You better be insured when a grizzly bear gets trapped inside your car!

A friend sent an email to the Arrive Alive website with images of what happens when a grizzly bear gets trapped inside a vehicle. Here is the story: A Man in Waterton Park Alberta, came out to find the inside of his 18 month old Toyota Sequoia trashed. A grizzly bear had somehow got a…

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3 Attorneys arrested in Pretoria for defrauding the Road Accident Fund

Three attorneys were arrested in Pretoria on Thursday morning in connection with 54 counts of fraud amounting to about R6m, Gauteng police said. They handed themselves over at the Pretoria Central police station following an investigation by the Gauteng Commercial Crime Unit, said Lieutenant Colonel Katlego Mogale. Cases of fraud were opened in Brooklyn, Pretoria,…

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Could the size and shape of your buttocks become an anti-theft device?

We have all kinds of unique identifying features! It is however not only fingerprints and eye scanning that can be used to identify a specific person. Japanese scientists claim their pressure sensor sheet can accurately identify an individual’s backside and when placed on a driver’s seat could be used as a last line of defence…

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BMW SA recalls 3,000 Mini Coopers for minor repairs

Around 3,000 Mini Cooper S cars will be affected by a global recall, BMW South Africa confirmed on Monday. Globally, almost 200,000 vehicles have been ordered back to the manufacturer. The models that will need to undergo minor repairs are the Turbocharged Mini Cooper S and the Mini John Cooper Works. The cars were manufactured…

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Rules of the Road, Professional Driving Permits and transporting students to events

Question: Please can you advise on what the regulations are with regards to the transporting of students to an event outside of the school. If a teacher uses their own vehicle to transport students, is there a minimum number of students they can transport, does the teacher need a PDP, what are the legal implications…

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