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Research conducted by the LSE and Goodyear reveals seven driving personalities.

Whether on summer holidays, or commuting to work, the time people spend on the road can be a stressful and frustrating experience, as indicated by social psychologists from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). An ongoing study on the social psychology of road safety conducted jointly by LSE and tyre manufacturer Goodyear,…


Several factors combine to add downward pressure on vehicle sales in SA says ABSA

Vehicle Sales and Exports A total of 51 256 new vehicles were sold in the South African market in November 2015, which were 2 996 units and 5.5% less than total sales volumes in October. Sales were marginally higher by 201 units in November from the corresponding month last year, resulting in a slight increase…


Mikaela Jonsson Wins Junior Midlands Ultra Triathlon

Pietermaritzburg, 30 November 2015 –Jeep Team’s young multisport superstar and 2022 Olympic-hopeful, Mikaela Jonsson (18), claimed the Junior Women’s title, and 2ndWoman Overall,in the Midway Midlands Ultra Triathlon, which took place on Saturday, 28 November, at Midmar Dam, KwaZulu-Natal. Jonsson competed in the Sprint Tri event, which consisted of a 600m swim, 20km cycle and…

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What is the minimum required groove depth of a tyre?

Question: Can you kindly confirm what the minimum groove depth of a tyre fitted on a vehicle with a carrying capacity of more than 4 tons is. Answer: It is the same for all vehicles. Level with the tread depth  indicator or 1mm across the circumference of the entire tyre. (j)         a motor vehicle— (i)        …


Did you know – There are additional registration requirements for vehicles acquired outside SA?

Additional requirements for registration of motor vehicle acquired outside borders of Republic Reg 12.      An application for the registration of a motor vehicle acquired outside the borders of the Republic referred to in regulation 7(1)(a)(iv) or (v), shall, in addition to the requirements and documents referred to in regulation 8, be accompanied by— (a)        written…


Don’t leave home or travel on SA roads without proper insurance coverage

December is holiday month across the country. It is a time when thousands of South Africans take to the nation’s roads on the way to visit relatives and friends far from their urban homes. It is also, unfortunately, a time when accidents are rife as many families are on the road. Nobody wants to think…