What are the biggest pitfalls for Aarto?

Justice Project South Africa provided a summary of what they believe are the biggest threats to Aarto – those aspects that would decide whether Aarto succeeds or fails…. We would like to share this summary and also refer vehicle owners to a much more comprehensive discussion on Aarto, the concerns raised and what we need…

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MiWay now provides insurance for bikers by bikers

We have, on the Car Insurance Blog, also made reference to other specialized areas of insurance such as 4×4 vehicles, quad bikes etc. Something however often neglected is the insurance needs of bikers. Motorbikes and their owners need special attention and special expertise is required to meet the needs of bikers! Choosing your motorbike insurer…

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How dangerous is prolonged driving at night?

In South Africa we often advise motorists to avoid driving late at night. The reasoning behind this has much to do with local driving conditions and some unique threats from the side of the road. These include: The difficulty in spotting potholes in the surface of the roads Obstructions such as rocks, debris and broken…

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What are the standards for road markings within a townhouse complex?

Many preventable accidents occur within the safety of a townhouse complex. These accidents are mostly caused by inconsiderate driving behaviour and motorists who drive at inappropriate speeds around corners. We would like to share some info about the standards for road markings within a townhouse complex. Question: I need to paint the Road Marking “inside”…

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How can tracking technology help fleet owners streamline accident management?

We have previously written about vehicle telematics and tracking technology and how this impacts on road safety and car insurance. But do we understand how it works and how it can assist the owners of fleets of vehicles in their accident management? We approached the experts at C-track Fleet Management to enquire how fleet management…

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What is the right interpretation of the traffic sign RT214?

Question: What is the right interpretation of the traffic sign RT214? Answer: Sign TR214 means that overtaking is prohibited for the next 500 metres. It is a regulatory sign and therefore the rule must be obeyed. The yellow background indicates that this is a temporary situation, such as during road repairs or construction, where it…

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