Lawlessness on our roads necessitates car insurance and caution!!

This past long weekend the Arrive Alive website received numerous reports of vehicle crashes. Prior to the weekend we have added safety suggestions and advice on this and many other blogs. Unfortunately many of these accidents could have been prevented – and many were the result of road users not adhering to the Rules of…

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How do the feuds and arguments inside your car affect your driving?

There are a wide variety of driver distractions on our roads.These distractions are leading to many unnecessary road crashes and car insurance claims! Most reports on distracted driving nowadays addresses the risks of cellular conversations and texting while driving. Research has revealed that most motorists are much more scared of sharing the roads with other…

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Wheels that are out of balance could prove to be expensive

On the Car Insurance Blog we strive to do more than just discuss car insurance products. We also provide road safety information and advice that could help vehicle owners to avoid accidents. This also includes a special focus on vehicle maintenance and driving behaviour. Earlier today a new section of content was added to the…

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Weekend drunk drivers a huge road safety risk!

Much has been written about the dangers of drunk driving. That drunk drivers are responsible for too many accidents is no secret. These drivers not only place their own lives at risk but also those of other law abiding road users. But when are these risks most prevalent and how can we protect ourselves from…

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Can Energy Drinks reduce Car Insurance Claims?

Driver Fatigue is the silent killer on our roads. A European Road Safety Observatory Report on Fatigue (2006) Fatigue has suggested that fatigue is a major factor in a large proportion of road crashes (range 10-20%). It is often difficult to calculate the true risk of driver fatigue in vehicle crashes – as many drivers…

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Car accidents and making that emergency call!!

On the Car Insurance Blog we not only provide advice on finding affordable and the correct car insurance, but also assist our vehicle owners with information about safety on the road. This also includes advice on how to protect yourself in the event of the unfortunate road accident. Once an accident has occurred it is…

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Drinking and Driving increases car insurance claims

On the Arrive Alive website we have given much attention to the dangers of impaired driving! Too many fatal accidents have been caused by intoxicated drivers. Many more of these accidents are fortunately not fatal but have lead to car insurance claims– and could have been prevented were it not for the reduced driver reactions…

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Pay close attention to safety when driving near level crossing!!

Many families were left without a beloved child when a train crashed into a minibus in Cape Town earlier today! Preliminary investigations into the accident that killed nine schoolchildren in Blackheath, just outside Cape Town on Wednesday morning indicate that the driver of the minibus they were travelling in tried to cross the train tracks…

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Which makes of vehicles are more likely to be stolen in South Africa?

Are you going to be the more likely victim of vehicle theft than the guy next door just because you have a specific vehicle? What would make the vehicle thief decide to rather take your vehicle than that of the other bloke? I have come across an interesting story in Rapport Newspaper in which it…

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