Can my traffic fine be reduced if I broke the law to attend to some emergency at home?

Question: “I would like to ask what options do I have in instance where I receive a speeding fine in situation where I was faced with an emergency that resulted in me committing the offence? I have recieved a notice saying that my fine will be decided in court ,how can I proceed in explaining to…

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Did you know that it is illegal have any part of your body to protrude beyond such vehicle while it is in motion?

A University of the Free State lecturer has been fined R300 for resting his elbow on the windowsill of his bakkie while driving on the N1 highway near Bloemfontein. Volksblad reported on Thursday that Antonie Pool, 33, was pulled over on a blazing hot day and fined for having his arm out of the open window…

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2013 a year of change and innovation in the fleet industry, says Standard Bank

Change is constant in the world of fleet management. With technology dictating the pace, Standard Bank says 2013 will see the fleet industry monitoring trends and acting proactively to make sure that clients’ needs continue to be met. “Fleet managers increasingly need to have information on all facets of their operations at their fingertips,” says…

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Comments on NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales Report – December 2012

We would like to share comments from Sydney Soundy – Head of Standard Bank Vehicle Asset Finance Sales Performance Summary – Total by Market Segment (NAAMSA flash only has one version that includes Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland & Botswana):  Sales Performance Summary – AMH:   General comments on 2012 NAAMSA vehicle sales numbers: Despite subdued economic growth…

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Video shows the 4×4 enthusiast how not to approach a water crossing!

A regular visitor to the Arrive Alive website emailed this link to how a 4×4 vehicle should not be undertaken! Click to view On the Arrive Alive website we have information on how this should have been done as well as a comprehensive guide to 4×4 vehicle safety. View: Also View: 4×4 Off-Road Driving Techniques…

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Justice Project says Road Law enforcement in South Africa is a monumental failure

With the 2012 “festive season” road death toll set to spiral to 1,600 or more by the time the count is officially stopped on 10 January 2013, South Africa is facing a record high in fatalities this season. It has also been stated by Collins Letsoalo of the RTMC that during this period, some 12,000…

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What are the rules of the road on quadrucycles?

Question: Hi there,maybe your orginization can help. I want to purchase a a 4 wheeled pride mobility colt plus mobility vehicle\scooter. According to the supplier,no licence is required to use it on a public road is this correct? Where can i obtain the relevant information regarding the use of such a battery powered vehicle on…

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New Bridgestone 4×4 series for 2013

Johannesburg (December 18, 2012) Bridgestone South Africa’s 4×4 Fundi Challenge will be known as the Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge from 2013. This was announced today by the Challenge’s organiser, Daniel Barbosa. “We’ve decided on a change in focus of the Challenge, from individuals representing themselves and certain clubs to a more direct club focus,” Barbosa…

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Fortuner 2.5 D-4d – The Automatic Choice

More and more people are seeing the value of driving an automatic. No more lumbering around, depressing the clutch and tiring yourself out before you even reach your destination. Tagging onto this momentum, Toyota has added an ‘entry-level’ auto to its ubiquitous Fortuner line-up. The new 2.5 D-4D auto slots in just above the 2.5…

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Anti-Tolling Commentator slams E-tolling verdict

Long time anti-toll activist Rob Handfield-Jones has said he ws astonished by the decision of the North Gauteng High Court to allow e-tolling of the Gauteng freeways to proceed. “Last year, Judge Bert Bam of the same court found that SANRAL was not only obliged to consider the National Environmental Management Act, but had failed…

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