Where are you not allowed to stop or park under the National Road Traffic Regulations?

Question: “What is the law regarding parking on a grass verge in a residential area. We have wide grass verges in Hillcrest, Kloof in KZN. Are we permitted to park on these verges outside a friend’s home? Obviously we may not park on a pavement, or paved walkway, but what about a grass verge? The…

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Novatel Wireless signs Supply Agreement with DigiCore for commercial and consumer telematics markets

SAN DIEGO – October 24, 2013 – Novatel Wireless, Inc, (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of intelligent wireless solutions and DigiCore Holdings Ltd (JSE: DGC), a leading provider of advanced machine-to-machines (M2M) communication and telematics solutions, today announce that Novatel Wireless will be supplying DigiCore its cellular OBD 11 devices. Under the agreement, various versions…

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2014 WesBank / SAGMJ Car of the Year Finalists announced

Johannesburg International Motor Show, NASREC Exhibition Centre. The 2014 WesBank / SAGMJ Car of the Year finalists were announced this afternoon during an exciting reveal event hosted by WesBank, the competition’s headline sponsor, and the SA Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) at the Johannesburg International Motor Show. The announcement of the 2014 Car of the…

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SADD and Justice Project issue statement on arrest of passengers for consuming liquor

On Wednesday 16 October 2013, the Gauteng Department of Community Safety tweeted on Twitter and posted on Facebook that: Passengers found to be drinking alcohol in a moving or stationary vehicle on a public road will be arrested as this is an illegal and arrestable offence. Public drinking and walking under the influence of alcohol…

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Yaris Presents Strong Challenge In Polokwane Rally

Following the team’s impressive performance in the recent Toyota Cape Dealer Rally, Castrol Team Toyota will be pushing hard for a win in this weekend’s Polokwane Rally in Limpopo Province. Johnny Gemmell and Carolyn Swan came within 1,8 seconds of recording the team’s maiden win with the new-for- 2013 Yaris four-wheel drive rally car in…

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Infographic depicts the evolution of the concept car!

            WesBank has produced an infographic depicting the evolution of the concept car to tie in with its sponsorship of this month’s Johannesburg International Motor Show. Alongside images of concepts ranging from the Buick Y Job (reputed to be the world’s first concept car) to the ungainly Pontiac Aztek, the…

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Infographic exposes reckless driving and lawlessness amongst South African road users!

  The team at Gumtree did exclusive research on South African reckless drivers. Over the past few weeks the research team has analyzed and tracked statistics related to reckless driving in South Africa. The results to this exclusive research are truly mind blowing and need public awareness. Statistics that reveal that only 7.4 million out…

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What is law on the legally allowed maximum weight of a trailer which has a double Axle?

Question: What is law on the legally allowed maximum weight of a trailer which has a double Axle? Answer: See regulation 234 to 237 for the permissible masses for axles and vehicles. There is no quick answer as you will have to do so calculations. Permissible maximum axle massload of vehicle Reg 234.               (1)          No…

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