Bloemfontein man who faked hijacking found with mistress in Richards Bay

A Bloemfontein man who faked his own kidnapping and hijacking has been arrested after police found him with his mistress in Richard’s Bay. The 29-year-old DStv installer’s wife on Wednesday reported her husband kidnapped at a police station, reported Volksblad. The woman, who has a 2-month-old baby, was said to be distraught and in a…

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Discovery Insure provides an antidote for petrol prices increase

South African drivers have found their wallets to be considerably dented after the last petrol increase, not so long ago, when petrol and diesel prices increased by 93c. As of today, the petrol prices have increased by a further 21c a litre for 93 grade petrol, and by 23c a litre for 95 grade petrol.…

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The incorporation of a PrDP into the driving licence card makes perfect sense!

Question: “Good day Sir/Madame I would like to know why the goverment has decided to put the PDP on the drivers license.Now we as drivers are mostly the main bread winners of a house hold,must pay for a drivers license that didn’t expire according to the law.PDP renewals is done every two years, so our…

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Does a licensed forklift driver need a valid drivers license besides his forklift license to cross a public road?

Question: Does a licensed forklift driver need a valid drivers license besides his forklift license to drive on a public road from factory to factory approximately 300 metres from each other? Answer: Yes he needs a code B licence. The other documents are in terms of the Occupational Safety Act. Reg 99 of the National…

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Approach traffic lights at intersections in the rainy season with extra caution!

Last week proved to be rather frustrating for road users in Johannesburg. Rain and hail on Wednesday were not the only concerns as a number of traffic lights were found to be out of order! Earlier today we also shared a news report of faulty traffic lights contributing to an accident at Isando and Brabazon on…

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We need safer driving near our schools!!

We would like to share comments emailed to the Arrive Alive website: Subject:        Traffic around school in Durbanville is dangerous Message: ——– To whom it may concern, This is an email I sent to transport department in Western Cape today. Below details by problem. Do you have any suggestions or know of the correct people…

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