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Drive with extra caution to avoid colliding with small antelope on rural roads

Last weekend did not start well for a friend of the Arrive Alive website when he collided with a Klipspringer, a small species of African antelope. The collision occurred on Friday afternoon shortly before sunset about 8 kilometres outside Ottosdal on the Wolmaransstad road. Unfortunately neither the Klipspringer nor the radiator of the car survived the impact…

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Know the cost of a car crash: What being uninsured means for the uninsured, the insured and the insurer

  Driving without insurance is a gamble which can become very costly if you have an accident. There are however products available which can make car insurance more affordable. Before driving on our country’s roads, South Africans should ask themselves if it is worth taking the risk, especially when times are tough and personal budgets…

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May my nurse at the retirement village drive a golf cart if she has no valid driving car license?

  Question:  I am the Matron of a Retirement Village, my night staff get call out on regular basis to visit an elderly in his cottage, may my nurse drive a golf cart if she has no valid driving car license? Answer: Unfortunately not. Estate roads are still considered public roads and golf carts are…

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How safe are your car’s tyres? MiWay offers a checklist for maintenance tips

Keeping safe on the road is not only about being an alert and cautious driver, it is also about making sure that your car is always in tip-top condition. An essential part of that is ensuring that your tyres are in a roadworthy condition – after all, the tyres are the point of contact between…

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General Tyre relaunches its range and brand profile in South Africa

  Relaunch strategy builds on proud legacy and consumer support in SA All-new passenger car tyres and expanded 4×4 line-up complement existing range Builds on General Tyre core values of performance, reliability and heritage, linked to strong value proposition PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 16 July 2014 – General Tyre is embarking on a bold relaunch…

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Growing trend in car thefts from dealership/panel beaters can be easily defeated

Theft of cars at vehicle dealerships and panel beaters has recently emerged as a growing trend in the industry. Standard Bank has urged its customers to remain vigilant and to guard against falling victim to this crime. Johan van Greuning, Head of Standard Insurance Limited, warns that a well-organised syndicate is using customer and vehicle…

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Brush up on what to do and what to avoid after a car crash!!

Being involved in an accident can be both scary and stressful. It’s important to remain calm and collect the necessary information should you need to make an insurance claim, says MiWay Head of Online Marketing, Rory Judd. Whether it’s a small bumper bashing or a major crash – if you have ever been involved in…

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Videos reveal why we should avoid crossing flooded roads and bridges!

Recent heavy rains in Gauteng have flooded many roads. In the social media we have shared many of these pics and I remember one of those capturing a vehicle in the middle of such a river with a big red “L” in the back window! We have shared from the side of the Arrive Alive…

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