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Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee victorious in Tshwane Rally

Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee (Toyota Yaris S2000) kept the defense of their South African National Rally Championship title alive, when they won the tough and dusty Imperial Toyota Tshwane Motor Rally in fine style. The pair now lead the championship, with two rounds to go. This weekend’s victory, however, came…

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If Tired, Stop / Rest…. But in South Africa… not Anywhere…!!

The Arrive Alive website received the following email which we passed on to the National Roads Agency as well: Subject: N17 HIGHWAY MUGGING Message: “Good afternoon I am not quite sure who to report this incident to. Kindly refer me to the correct person if not for your department. We are frequent users of the…

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Police fight back against the scourge car theft and hi-jacking

During this weekend the South African Police Service conducted intelligence-driven disruptive operations in all nine provinces in an effort to fight back against the scourge car theft and hi-jacking. In a multidisciplinary approach members from our Crime Intelligence Unit, the Flying Squad, Dog Unit, Detectives and The Vehicle Investigation Services (VIS) targeted “backyard” panelbeaters, chop…

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Claims data for 2014 from Alexander Forbes proves women are better drivers

It is official – men claim more for vehicle damages than women, according to Alexander Forbes Insurance claims data for 2014. More claims made by men show that men probably drive more aggressively and at faster speeds than women said Estelle Viljoen, an executive for Actuarial, Underwriting and Procurement at Alexander Forbes Insurance. “The vehicle…

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Free State police recover two hijacked vehicles

On 4 August 2015, swift police response resulted in the arrest of one suspect after they recovered two vehicles shortly after they were hijacked during two separate incidents; both incidents occurred in Dutton Street, Bloemfontein. The hijackings happened within a time difference of twenty minutes; the suspects allegedly used the same modus operandi of accosting…

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What are the fire extinguisher size requirements for trucks?

Questions: We are a transport company with truck sizes ranging from 3.5 – 8 tons. What are the fire extinguisher size requirements for above mentioned vehicles? Answer: There are no fire extinguisher requirements for freight vehicles. There are only fire extinguisher requirements for Dangerous Goods Vehicles and for Passenger vehicles in Regulation 260 Fire extinguishers…

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