Cape Town 24 June 2011 ER24 paramedics in the Cape district had their hands full today thus far, as they attended to no less than 12 motor vehicle collisions. The collisions occurred in various regions all over the Cape and ranged in severity. The first of many collisions occurred this morning on Old Paarl road.…Details
Question: Hopefully you can help me or send me in the right direction. I have a Code B license for a car but want to get a motorbike license for a large bike. Would I have to undergo the testing to get another learners license before I can apply for my motorbike license? And generally…Details
Please can you send me info regarding South African road rules regarding reversing?
The rule is:
Reverse only if it is safe to do so, and not for any time or distance longer than is necessary.
Question: Is it allowed for a Learner Driver to drive alone? What is the sanction if a Traffic Officer stops a person driving alone with a learner license? Answer: Firstly, a person who holds a learner’s licence should never be driving a vehicle unless they are under the instruction of a person who holds a…Details
Question: A security guard at my complex has asked me to assist him. He applied for a PrDP and this application was apparently refused due to the fact that he has an historic domestic violence related criminal record. I’d like to know if there is a certain amount of time that has to lapse after…Details
Question: I am looking for the GPS Co-ordinates of all toll gates in RSA. This will come in handy when planning a trip. It will be good to have my GPS warn me in advance upon nearing a toll gate. [We referrred this question to the Arrive Alive website partner and GPS experts TomTom] Answer:…Details
Question: How do you calculate fines on speeding? Why do companies pay more? Answer: Essentially the fines for speeding under AARTO infringement notices are calculated as follows: This is the table that is applicable under the current AARTO regulations and does not take into account the National Road Traffic Amendment Act which now makes speeds…Details
Question: Please can you refer me to someone who can provide the volume of cars that left Gauteng over the Easter long weekend using the N1, N2, N3, N4. Answer: Herewith a summary of the total vehicles that left Gauteng through toll plaza’s at the start of the Easter Weekend (this includes Thursday and Easter…Details
Question: As a driving instructor I would like to know which is correct. Some examiners want the learner to turn wide(keep left) while other examiners want the learner to keep to the right and do a lane change to the left later on.What is regarded as the rule when turning right into a road with…Details
Control Instruments Automotive (Pty) Ltd have launched the widely-anticipated Gabriel Safari HDP shock absorber for SUV’s and 4×4 vehicles. The HDP (heavy-duty performance) range, as with other Gabriel shock absorbers, is locally designed and manufactured for local off-road conditions and will be available at all major fitment centres and retail outlets during June 2011 “The…Details