I have decided to focus in this short blog post merely one one pothole incident. A friend of mine Lino Pestana hit a pothole last week close to Hertzogville. His Audi Q7 is fitted with 20 inch tyres. These tyres cost about R6000 per tyre to replace. The damage is clearly visible and is about…Details
An advocate who swore at a Western Cape High Court judge in open court says he was drunk when he told Judge Lee Bozalek: “Jou ma se p***, f*** you.” I wish we could have mentioned that this was an April fool joke- but it is not so! In an interview with the Cape Argus…Details
The Grassy Park Community Policing Forum in Cape Town has warned the M5 highway opposite Parkwood has become a hijacking hotspot. On Tuesday evening a woman and her son were travelling towards Muizenberg when their vehicle was stoned. She managed to escape unharmed but the CPF said others have been targeted in a similar manner…Details
Volkswagen of America is recalling about 71,000 2011 Jettas in order to reconfigure wiring related to its alarm system and horn. The recall affects sixth-generation Jetta sedans built between March 2010 and March 2011. No injuries or accidents have been reported. Volkswagen of America is the U.S. subsidiary of Germany’s Volkswagen AG. Also view: Vehicle…Details
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Many car insurance claims are the result of car crashes at intersections – and many of these occur in rainy weather. We would like to share a mail shot from EQSTRA Fleet Management and warn vehicle owners of these dangers!
Animal rights group Peta caused a car crash during a naked shower protest, a report has said. According to the Daily Mail, an LA driver had been distracted by the beautiful, naked models soaping themselves in a makeshift shower on the side of the road. He ploughed his grey sedan straight into the back of…Details
Question: I am a lecturer at UJ and I have to take students every year on a trip to St Lucia. The car rental agency insists that I need a public drivers license. Is this required and how do I go about applying for one? Answer: If the vehicle is designed to carry 12 or…Details
It is important that anyone who wishes to tow a caravan or trailer does a bit of homework on the towing capabilities of his vehicle. A regular visitor to the Arrive Alive website sent a rather funny video clip on someone who did not do so! Unsafe towing will not only pose the threat of…Details
A visitor to the Arrive Alive website shared a video clip with the title “How to stack tyres”. This is simply too unique not to share!
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