Nine arrested for car insurance fraud

SAP / SAICB COOPERATION LEADS TO SYNDICATE ARRESTS NINE ARRESTED BEFORE COMMERCIAL COURT FOR FRAUD After a five month investigation by members from the Port Shepstone DPCI : Organised Crime unit and South African Insurance Crime Bureau (SAICB), nine people, believed to be part of a fraud syndicate, were arrested on 21 September 2011 afternoon…

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What is the speed limit for all taxis, trucks and public transport on urban and freeways roads

Question: What is the speed limit for all taxis, trucks and public transport on urban and freeways roads Answer: I attach reg 293 for you. The limits are specified there Reg 293. Speed limit for particular class of vehicle (1) In terms of section 59 (3) of the Act, a speed limit of- (a) 80…

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Even the best drivers can crash a Ferrari into the sea!

Even the better drivers may cause the accidental “boo-boo”. This was the message after a heavily modified Enzo Ferrari crashed into the ocean during the Targa Newfoundland Rally 2011. We would like to share this story from Wheels24: The supercar, valued at R11m, was piloted (and owned) by Zahir Rana, who also owns ZR Auto…

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Increase in Vehicle sales in South Africa during August

Vehicle sales improved in all segments in August, rising by 11.1% to reach 51 436, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) reports. “August 2011 aggregate industry domestic sales had improved by 5 144 units or 11.1% to reach 51 436 vehicles from 46 292 vehicles sold during August last year. Total…

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Contacting a lawyer is often the only way to solve a dispute about a car insurance claim!!

There are always 3 sides to a story – the one side, the other side and the truth!! How does this impact on my expectations that my car insurance claim will be settled and the damages to my vehicle paid? There is most often not a simple answer to this question. We would like to…

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Justice Project South Africa advises on emergency medical response vehicles and driving within the law

The Arrive Alive road safety website received an email from a medical doctor asking for information on how to register a vehicle for medical response purposes. We shared information from Werner Vermaak of ER24 in a Blog Post titled “What is the process to register a vehicle for medical response purposes?” We would also like…

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