What are the fire extinguisher size requirements for trucks?

Questions: We are a transport company with truck sizes ranging from 3.5 – 8 tons. What are the fire extinguisher size requirements for above mentioned vehicles? Answer: There are no fire extinguisher requirements for freight vehicles. There are only fire extinguisher requirements for Dangerous Goods Vehicles and for Passenger vehicles in Regulation 260 Fire extinguishers…


Poulter and Taylor all set for Nkomazi showdown

With just 14 points separating Castrol Team Toyota’s two drivers, Leeroy Poulter and Anthony Taylor, at the top of the Donaldson Cross-Country Championship standings, round four of the six-round championship, the Nkomazi 450 in Malalane, promises to be a spectacular showdown between the two Toyota Hilux drivers. Poulter and navigator Rob Howie have so far…


Crashes and arrests after police chase to recover stolen vehicle

On Wednesday 29 July 2015 a lookout was issued for a Toyota Hilux which had been stolen in Arcadia, Pretoria. SAPS units spotted the stolen Hilux which was being escorted by two black VW Polo m/v’s. The suspicious vehicles split up and sped off, pursued by police units, including a police helicopter. The one black…

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You’ve Been Arrested for a Traffic Violation, Now What?

In the unfortunate event that you are arrested for a traffic violation, it is important that you are aware of and understand your rights and responsibilities. Unfortunately, although corrupt traffic officials are rife in South Africa, the chances are very slim that they will simply arrest you for a reason that is not just. However…

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Do I have a claim for injury sustained by passenger after pedestrian threw brick through window?

Question: Hi I would like to know who i claim compensation from in SA, when an unknown pedestrian throws a brick at a passenger on a South African road, and has a traumatic brain injury. Has no money for expensive lawyers. Needs money to live, but may not be able to work. SANRAL told me…

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Double podium for Castrol Team Toyota in Port Elizabeth

  First overall for Leeroy Poulter and Elvéne Coetzee (Toyota Yaris S2000) Third overall for Giniel de Villiers and Carolyn Swan (Toyota Yaris S2000) Second in Class S1600 for Matthew Vacy-Lyle and Schalk van Heerden (Toyota Etios S1600) It was a hard-fought battle, but Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee won the…

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Latest carjacking hot-spot areas in Gauteng as identified by Crime Intelligence

Please be  vigilant in the carjacking hot-spot areas listed below: The William Nicol Drive off ramp from the N1 from the Sandton side. The corner of Old Pretoria Road and 1st Avenue in Alexandra. New Road off ramp in Midrand. Riviera Road off ramp near Killarney Mall. Intersection of Christiaan de Wet Road and Wilgerood…