People’s Wheels Awards survey – a chance to win R25 000

The Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards survey is back! The fourth installment of the annual popular poll and vehicle ownership survey is officially underway from yesterday – June 23. By logging on to www.peopleswheels.co.za, motorists have the opportunity to win R25 000 by answering questions about the cars they own and by voting for the cars…

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How far should a speed camera be placed in relation to the distance from a speed traffic sign?

Question: How far should a speed camera be placed in relation to the distance from a speed traffic sign? Answer: There is a prosecution guideline that addresses it. I copy the front page and par 1.4 for you. TECHNICAL COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES FOR TRAFFIC CONTROL AND TRAFFIC CONTROL EQUIPMENT (TCSP) Prosecuting Guidelines for…

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What authority manages the speed limits where drivers approach towns?

Question: Please advise what authority manages the speed limits when approaching towns on this road, is it a national, provincial or municipal road authority? I ask because the variance between towns is impossible to keep in touch with, while driving over the 5 or 6 hours it takes to get from Grabouw to Plettenberg Bay.…

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Rules of the Road: Your view when driving to vehicles behind you should be unobstucted to be legal!

Driving view to be unobstructed Reg 204.               (1)          No person shall operate on a public road a motor vehicle— (a)          which is not so constructed and maintained as to afford the driver thereof a full and clear view of the roadway ahead and to his or her right and left when the vehicle is in use;…

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Beame launches its first smartphone App release for vehicle tracking

Beame revolutionised the tracking industry in the pioneering launch of a wireless tracking unit. The brand, in just three short years, took the market by storm and offered an affordable, wireless solution with benefits to consumers everywhere – the most important being one of the best recovery rates in the industry. The brand catered for…

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Benoni Flying Squad arrest 9 suspects for truck hijacking at Isando

Benoni Flying Squad has arrested 9 suspects for truck hijacking at Isando. The suspects are aged between 30 and 40 years. Police received information about a hijacked truck whilst they were conducting patrolling duties. The owner of the truck activated the tracker signal after which police followed the signal and found the suspects offloading copper…

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15 Arrested in North West for driving under the influence of alcohol

The North West police arrested a total of 482 suspects through various operations in the past seven days between 08 and 15 June 2014 for Contact, Contact related, Property related and other crimes. The arrests include 4 for murder, 7 for rape, 71 for assault, 28 for burglary residential and business, 20 for shoplifting, 15…

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