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National Hijack Prevention Academy to develop new driver training facility

It is very exciting to announce that NHPA has obtained a property located near Lanseria Airport, which is currently being developed into our own training centre!!! We will be operational from 25 January 2016. It is the perfect venue for all advanced driver training, events, parties, vehicle launches, team building and conference. Facilities / Services…

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Nicholas Nkosi, Head of Vehicle and Asset Finance at Standard Bank, shares his outlook for the Vehicles Market

Nicholas Nkosi, Head of Vehicle and Asset Finance – Retail Banking at Standard Bank, believes that the automotive industry in South Africa is a resilient sector that today is in a better position than ever before to weather the cyclical downturns that have always been a part of life in this exciting sector.  Part of…

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Be careful where you stop and which objects you encounter on the surface of the road!

Crime has a significant impact on road safety in South Africa! We discussed this in quite some detail on the Arrive Alive website. Crime is an ever evolving threat and we need to remain alert to the newest techniques and strategies used by criminals and alert road users to those strategies. As proudly South African…

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Man injured in hijacking incident in a residential complex – GAUTENG

A man has suffered serious injuries after being shot and wounded in a hijacking incident in a residential complex in Midrand this afternoon. The exact detail to the cause of the incident will remain a subject for police investigation and comment. Netcare911 paramedics arrived on scene and managed to stabilise the man on scene. The…

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Oil price bonanza muted by exchange rate – AA

South Africa’s sagging Rand / US dollar exchange rate continues to take the shine off ongoing international oil price weakness. This is based on unaudited mid-month data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “Had the exchange rate remained flat in 2015, South Africans would currently have been paying, on average, 45 cents a litre…

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Drama as Stage 9 of the Dakar is shortened

BELÉN, ARGENTINA – Extremely hot temperatures, reaching nearly 50 degrees Celsius, plagued Stage 9 of the 2016 Dakar Rally. As a result, the stage was shortened to just 90 km for the cars and trucks, while the motorcycles completed the full 285 km-long route. For Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, the stage again brought mixed results, with…

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