On Monday, 9 June 2014 at 02:25 members of the Flying Squad were patrolling in KwaMashu when they responded to a call by another police vehicle of a vehicle chase involving a car with no registration plates. They spotted the said vehicle passing at a high speed and a chase ensued. There were three occupants…Details
The South African Police Service’s (SAPS) Interpol NCB Pretoria successfully extradited a Botswana national who escaped justice in his home country earlier during this week on the 3rd of June 2014. Mandand Machana Chibiya, aged 52, was wanted by the Botswana police after he was sentenced there for 14 counts of theft of motor vehicles,…Details
Earlier today we shared some interesting vehicle statistics via the Arrive Alive twitter handle at @_ArriveAlive It must be said that it is unfair to regard all of the drivers of minibus taxis as reckless and without a regard for the Rules of the Road! We are aware of efforts by taxi associations to…Details
Two to appear in Randburg court facing the charges of being in possession of car breaking implements.
Two suspects aged between 37 and 39 years will appear in the Randburg magistrates’ court facing the charges of being in possession of car breaking implements. On Wednesday, 28 May 2014 at approximately 07h05, the police received a tip off about the suspects waiting to strike any unsuspecting motorist who locked their vehicles using remote…Details
As a general guide costs of running a vehicle should not exceed 30 percent of gross monthly income With vehicle owners already feeling the pinch of higher expenses due to the rising cost of fuel, coupled with interest rate hikes, the focus should now be on managing less obvious maintenance costs that slowly add up…Details
Can a traffic officer summons a coach(bus) driver if the passengers on board did not wear their safety belts?
Question: Can a traffic officer summons a coach(bus) driver if the passengers on board did not wear their safety belts. I am talking about 65 seater double decker. Answer: Technically a double deck bus does not have to have seatbelts fitted. However reg 213 states that if a seatbelt is fitted to a seat the…Details
Question: Can you please advise on what the Maximum driving speed is within security complexes which has a high volume of pedestrians and children in the area. Answer: If it is a designated Woonerf area – road sign R 403 – the speed limit is 30 km/h. Otherwise the local authority must post road signs.…Details
Question: Could you advise me on the Regulations towards owners of cattle been herded across roads? I have looked at the Road Traffic Department’s chapter 10 which refers to animals on the public roads. What I am looking for is the safety measures that must be in place when taking animals across roads, ie. Flags…Details
Police arrested 2 suspects after a Truck hijacking in Meyerton yesterday afternoon. The driver of a Hino truck was hijacked yesterday, 21 May 2014 at 14:00 in Meyerton after he was forced off the road by two suspects travelling in two white Golf motor vehicles. The driver of the truck was forced in the boot…Details
The Koegelenberg Sergeants, Francois and Shiela, are not only partners in marriage but they are formidable police partners. They recently had a split second to defuse an armed robbery. This heroic instance occurred on Wednesday 2014-05-21 at approximately 15:00 at the busy Metro Chain store in Town Two, Khayelitsha. They were patrolling the area when…Details