World premiere of the all-new Volvo XC90

Months of speculation ended today after Volvo Cars unveiled its all-new Volvo XC90, delivering on its promise to introduce a visually striking, premium quality seven-seat SUV with world leading safety features, new powertrain technologies, an unrivalled combination of power and fuel efficiency with a superlative interior finish. Three years in the making and part of…

Details

Four suspects arrested for hijacking a courier service vehicle

Police in Kwa-Thema arrested four suspects for hijacking a courier service vehicle and recovered the stolen goods yesterday. A firearm, 9mm pistol, was also seized during the arrest. The suspects are due to appear at the Kwa-Thema Magistrate Court within 48 hours. It is alleged that four suspects approached the RTT courier service vehicle at…

Details

What are the General duties of drivers or passengers of a vehicle on a public road?

Question: Is Regulation 308(1)h promulgated under Act 93 of 1996 still applicable? I see that it may have been substituted by r66 GNR 1341 w.e.f 25 September 2003 ( which I cannot find or verify). Answer:  Yes it is applicable. The wording was just updated. Regulation 308: General duties of driver or passenger of vehicle…

Details

AstaZero – the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety

AstaZero’s inauguration on 21 August will mean that the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety has been put into operation. The facility, which has a total area of 2,000,000 square metres, accommodates a range of realistically constructed, continuous traffic environments such as highways, urban environments and a high speed track. Besides its…

Details

Opel ADAM and Mokka confirmed for South Africa

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has confirmed the imminent introduction of two new Opel vehicles to the South African market. The new Opel ADAM and Opel Mokka will be introduced to South Africa for sale in 2015 as part of a global product offensive by Opel which will see the German brand introduce 27 new…

Details

Maserati Turns 100 and Stuns at Monterey Car Week

Maserati celebrated its 100th Anniversary in grand style at Monterey Car Week, and isn’t a stranger to the famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance where – in 1968 – a Maserati Mistral Coupé took top honors as Best of Show. Still today, it is the most recent postwar car to capture this recognition. As Honored Marque…

Details

May my nurse at the retirement village drive a golf cart if she has no valid driving car license?

  Question:  I am the Matron of a Retirement Village, my night staff get call out on regular basis to visit an elderly in his cottage, may my nurse drive a golf cart if she has no valid driving car license? Answer: Unfortunately not. Estate roads are still considered public roads and golf carts are…

Details

It is legal for a person/s in unmarked car taking videos at intersections for which traffic fines are sent?

Question: I would like to know if it is legal for a person/s in unmarked car to be taking videos at intersections for which traffic fines are been sent. I have been watching 2 cars at an intersection in Port Elizabeth, white BMW and a red golf,who’s occupants are not in uniform taking videos of…

Details

Testing Begins On All-New Right-Hand-Drive Mustang

Ford’s new Mustang goes on sale in the U.S. this spring, and globally in more than 120 countries next year This is the first time in 50 year history that the Ford Mustang will be available in a factory-built right-hand-drive configuration More than 25 new right-hand-drive markets will be able to purchase the new Mustang,…

Details