Bridgestone Warns on Wet Weather Safety

Correct tyre pressure and good tyre condition are two of the main contributors to road safety during wet weather. This is the word from Public Relations Manager, Mandy Lovell, who was commenting on the recent heavy rains in some of South Africa’s summer rainfall areas. “The kind of heavy downpours experienced during South African thunderstorms…

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Be Alert to the Rules of the Road and lights on Emergency Vehicles

Question: Please assist… My company assists our customers alongside the road on a 24/7 basis with any tyre problems. The vehicles are eqquiped with a triple light on the roof. Do we need a special certificate for these vehicles? Thanking you in advance. Answer: You are not allowed to have lights on the roof unless…

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UK Study reveals women drivers still struggle with parallel parking

In 2009 we posted a story titled “Car Insurer finds women fear parallel parking!” It appears the factual correctness of this study has once more been confirmed by data from the UK’s Driving Standards Agency We have come across a story on Wheel24 which is well worth sharing: According to data released by the UK’s…

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Motorcyclist Sustains Serious Injuries in Glenwood accident

DURBAN – 03 OCTOBER 2011 AT 15H00 A motorcyclist is in a serious condition after he collided with a light motor vehicle on South Ridge Road and King George in Glenwood just outside Durban this afternoon. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found the motorcyclist believed to be in his early 30’s lying in…

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Where can I find the fine prices for traffic violations?

Question: “Hi there I would appreciate it if you can send me details on fine prices like for not wearing seatbelt, talking on a cellphone, not stopping completely dead at a stop sign as i see that you have different prices listed as what the traffic officers are giving… I’m from mpumalanga.” Answer: We list…

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