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What are the main issues addressed in Consignor Legislation?

The Consignor legislation came into force on 31 Jan and is based on the following principles. It has been widely recognised and the principle accepted, both by the freight transport industry and the law enforcement authorities, that there is a need, in certain cases, to extend the responsibility of heavy vehicle overloading to the consignor…

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What are the rights and obligations of traffic officers when screening for overloading of trucks?

Question: Can you please advise me on the rules and regulations on the distance and circumstances that a traffic officer can order a truck driver to drive to a weighbridge from a mat scale? Answer: A traffic officer is given certain powers in terms of the National Road Traffic Act – specifically in this case…

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How do go about picking a Designated Driver? A few Suggestions to remember

Drunk driving is one of the biggest threats to road safety in South Africa. Research* from Arrive Alive indicates that 50% of people who die on the roads have a alcohol concentration of more than 0,05 grams per 100 millilitres of blood. It is with this in mind that Hyundai Automotive South Africa encourages South…

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Ford Shows Off Smart Agricultural Solutions at NAMPO

• Ford commercial vehicle range offers smart solutions for agricultural industry with Ranger, Transit, Transit Custom and new Transit Connect • Exciting line-up of latest models on display, including high-tech new Fusion, Tourneo Connect and updated Kuga • Wide range of activities available, from 4×4 track experience in the Ranger to meeting Ford Performance Cross…

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Kickstart this winter with a free battery test at Tiger Wheel & Tyre

The days are getting shorter, temperatures are dropping, and according to Tiger Wheel & Tyre it’s time to give your car battery the old pre-winter once over. “Much like humans, car batteries aren’t especially enthusiastic about getting started in the cold. The exercise is often accompanied by much groaning and if you’re lucky, after a…

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August brings biggest buying/selling opportunity at Sandton Motor Show

The Sandton Motor Show, taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 29-30 August 2015, will offer consumers the biggest opportunity they have this year to admire, select and buy a car, 4×4 or bakkie on the floor. Organised by Future Group, which also manages TruckX, the largest truck show in South Africa, the Sandton…

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Stylish New Ford B-MAX Coming To South Africa

  Arrives in South Africa in third quarter of 2015 Ford B-MAX features hinged front and pillarless rear sliding doors delivering unobstructed access Launched with Award-winning 1.0-litre Ford EcoBoost petrol engine B-MAX is among Europe’s most advanced small cars, featuring Ford SYNC® , a rear view camera and full length panoramic roof PRETORIA, South Africa,…

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Two appear in Mmabatho court over possession of stolen vehicles

North West – Susanna Degenaar(40) and Nikolaaas Gouws(30) are expected to appear in Mmabatho Regional Court on 25 May 2015 for possession of suspected stolen goods (cars). The accused were arrested over the Easter weekend by Vryburg K9 Unit in a village in Louwna, outside Vryburg. This was after the members got information about selling…

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