Would you place your Audi R8 in the middle of a police shootout? This is something most definately not recommended by Car Insurance companies. The reason is clear – Cars are not made to be shot at! We have found an interesting story on Wheels24 which we would like to share on the Car Insurance…Details
Question: As per GG 32959 published on 17 February 2010 the valid period of a learner’s licence was extended from 18 to 24 months. My understanding is that this became effective as of that date i.e. 17 February 2010. I passed my learner’s licence for a motorcycle on 25 February 2010 but the licence period…Details
Earlier today the Arrive Alive road safety website received the following report of a road rage incident: “My mail to them regarding the incident read as follows: Dear Sir, I wish to report a road rage \ reckless driving incident on the afternoon of 26 June 2011, around 3.45pm, on the M4 highway travelling southwards…Details
Cape Town 24 June 2011 ER24 paramedics in the Cape district had their hands full today thus far, as they attended to no less than 12 motor vehicle collisions. The collisions occurred in various regions all over the Cape and ranged in severity. The first of many collisions occurred this morning on Old Paarl road.…Details
Question: Hopefully you can help me or send me in the right direction. I have a Code B license for a car but want to get a motorbike license for a large bike. Would I have to undergo the testing to get another learners license before I can apply for my motorbike license? And generally…Details
Please can you send me info regarding South African road rules regarding reversing?
The rule is:
Reverse only if it is safe to do so, and not for any time or distance longer than is necessary.
Question: Is it allowed for a Learner Driver to drive alone? What is the sanction if a Traffic Officer stops a person driving alone with a learner license? Answer: Firstly, a person who holds a learner’s licence should never be driving a vehicle unless they are under the instruction of a person who holds a…Details
Question: A security guard at my complex has asked me to assist him. He applied for a PrDP and this application was apparently refused due to the fact that he has an historic domestic violence related criminal record. I’d like to know if there is a certain amount of time that has to lapse after…Details
Discovery recently entered the short-term insurance market with Discovery Insure. Through their VitalityDrive™program they use the DQ-Track™ telematics system, developed in collaboration with Ctrack. The advanced Ctrack™ telematics technology enables Discovery to achieve its objectives of measuring and rewarding good driving and reducing the cost of insurance through positive change in driver behaviour. All drivers…Details
Question: I am looking for the GPS Co-ordinates of all toll gates in RSA. This will come in handy when planning a trip. It will be good to have my GPS warn me in advance upon nearing a toll gate. [We referrred this question to the Arrive Alive website partner and GPS experts TomTom] Answer:…Details