What is the speed limit for all taxis, trucks and public transport on urban and freeways roads

Question: What is the speed limit for all taxis, trucks and public transport on urban and freeways roads Answer: I attach reg 293 for you. The limits are specified there Reg 293. Speed limit for particular class of vehicle (1) In terms of section 59 (3) of the Act, a speed limit of- (a) 80…

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Even the best drivers can crash a Ferrari into the sea!

Even the better drivers may cause the accidental “boo-boo”. This was the message after a heavily modified Enzo Ferrari crashed into the ocean during the Targa Newfoundland Rally 2011. We would like to share this story from Wheels24: The supercar, valued at R11m, was piloted (and owned) by Zahir Rana, who also owns ZR Auto…

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Justice Project South Africa advises on emergency medical response vehicles and driving within the law

The Arrive Alive road safety website received an email from a medical doctor asking for information on how to register a vehicle for medical response purposes. We shared information from Werner Vermaak of ER24 in a Blog Post titled “What is the process to register a vehicle for medical response purposes?” We would also like…

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How do I ensure the tyre pressure reading at the filling station is correct?

Question: I’d like to enquire as what regulations are enforced to verify the accuracy of tyre pressure gauges at petrol garages across South Africa? This was brought to my attention this morning, in Cape Town, when I went to check up my local BP. The readings indicated 3.9 bar on my front tyres and above…

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