How good are you at vehicle maintenance? These guys from the military are pretty good!

In the span of about 3 to 4 minutes they completely disassemble the vehicle and reassemble it with no power tools and drive off in it fully operable! The idea being to show the genius that went into the making of the jeep and its basic simplicity. Fantastic! Also view for road safety and vehicle…

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What is the Number of persons that may be carried on a motor vehicle in relation to seating capacity?

Question: I recently got a fine ticket for loading 4 passengers in a toyota tazz. The disc records that 4 persons should be loaded and I was of the opinion that the 4 refers to the passengers and not the driver. Is there any law in our country that can elaborate on this matter? Please…

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Transport Minister confirms that JMPD is acting illegally on traffic fines

JOHANNESBURG – The Minister of Transport has responded to a Parliamentary question brought by the Freedom Front Plus wherein it was asked whether the AARTO infringement notices were being served lawfully as is required by Section 30 of the AARTO Act, or not. It was further asked whether or not the Minister of Transport had…

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What are the major challenges to a successful RAF claim facing road crash victims?

In the past, claims were submitted for the smallest of injuries and overstated on costs to make it financially viable to proceed with a claim. The Amended Act has unfortunately put legal practitioners in a position to only run claims that have “serious” injuries to make it financially viable for themselves, and that is why…

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When have you had to much to drink at the sports event? Know your limit!!

Do you know how much you may drink before you cross the limit? On the Arrive Alive website we have shared content and important information on driving under the influence. It is especially important to consider your drinking habits when at the sports event. You may not only be a nuisance to other attendees and…

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Golf carts may not be registered and may not be used on public roads

Question: I stay in an enclosed suburb in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. The residents’ association wants to introduce golf carts as patrol vehicles on public roads. With whom can I make contact to discuss the legalities involved? Answer: Golf carts may not be registered and may not be used on public roads. They do not comply with…

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