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Do I need a PRDP if I work for a truck manufacturer and deliver the new trucks to the customer?

Question: I wonder if you can assist. I work for a truck manufacturer, and every now and then, we are required to “deliver” a customers NEW truck to their premises. Even though NO goods are involved, does one still need a PDP? If we are just delivering the truck?   Answer: Yes, the driver will…

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Police data reveals carjacking / hijacking is an increased threat to us all!

The South African Police Services has released crime statistics for the 9 months 1 March 2016 – 31 December 2016. Even though many crimes seem to be at levels “Maintained” similar to those of the previous year, there has been an alarming rise in incidents of carjacking. It is especially vehicle owners in Gauteng who…

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You must obtain the code 2 learner’s licence before you will be allowed to test for a code B manual.

Question: I obtained my code B driving licence five years ago with an automatic transmission restriction. According to road safety bodies and law-enforcement, this restricts me to automatic code B vehicles. I need to obtain a manual code B licence for work purposes, but it clearly states that you may NOT obtain a learners licence…

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SANRAL tariff hikes yet another blow to SA Consumers says the AA

On the back of increases to the general fuel levy and Road Accident Fund (RAF) levy coming in April, motorists now also have to contend with increases to toll rates announced by the South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL), on Friday. It’s a move the Automobile Association (AA) said is yet another financial blow to…

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Justice Project shares thoughts on speed entrapment within gated communities

Question: Is it legal for officers to hide behind traffic / road signs and not being visible to vehicles? Can a security estate appoint officers to trap in the estate charging ridiculous amounts eg. driving 52km in a 30km zone and the speed fine is R1355.00? Also can you please assist with the following questions…

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