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How can we protect our vehicles and possessions from remote jamming?

In the recent past a criminal element is moving around our malls usually in motor vehicles in possession of remote jammers, resulting in several incidents of theft out of motor vehicles. Please ensure that your vehicle is locked when leaving your vehicle to go shopping. Do not leave valuables in your vehicle especially which are…

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Positive performance for short-term insurers despite economic woes

20 February 2017: The South African short-term insurance industry has weathered tough economic, regulatory and risk conditions to deliver stronger financial performance. This is according to Marc Chadwick, Head of Insurance Ratings at Global Credit Ratings (GCR), who says the industry’s overall profitability has been driven by improvements in underwriting profitability. The sample used in…

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Standard Bank appoints former WesBank SA Vehicle and Finance Executive Head to Group Head VAF position

Johannesburg, 16 February 2017 – Standard Bank today announced the appointment of Simphiwe Nghona as Group Head of Vehicle and Asset Finance (VAF), effective 01 March 2017.  Mr. Nghona will also join the Standard Bank Personal and Business Banking (PBB) Group Executive Committee. Having worked most recently as CEO of the Motor Division for WesBank…

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Hijackings and smash-and-grabs – the AA gives a list of do’s and don’ts

Hijackings, and smash-and-grab incidents, can occur anytime, and anywhere. Recent reports suggest an increase in both these classes of attacks. The Automobile Association (AA) has warned motorists to be vigilant while driving, and to ensure they take responsibility for their own, and their passengers’ safety. “The most important thing to do is be informed of…

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Where is the best and safest places for petrol-heads and speed lovers to meet?

Being a “petrol-head” is commonplace for many South Africans. With two particularly stellar race tracks, Killarney in Cape Town and Kyalami in Johannesburg, South Africa is able to keep car enthusiasts enthralled. There are many different motor shows in and around the country and no matter whether you’re into technologically advanced, exotic, luxury rides or…

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Hijack awareness campaign held at Vosloorus

Vosloorus SAPS in partnership with VCPF, VCPF Patrollers, EMPD, Ekurhuleni Traffic Wardens and the Department of Community Safety Traffic Wardens held a Hijacking Awareness Campaign at hijacking hot spots, road intersections and at Chris Hanni Crossings Shopping Mall to make the community aware of the escalating cases of hijacking reported in the area. Initially, local…

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