What is the official legislation on the holding of a professional driving permit?

In terms of the legislation, certain vehicles are required to have a professional driving permit. The governing legislation is quoted below: 115. Certain drivers of certain vehicles to hold professional driving permit (1) Subject to the provisions of subregulation (2), a professional driving permit shall be held by the driver of— (a) a goods vehicle,…

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Ford recalls 129,000 vehicles in the US saying wheels may come off

Ford Motor Co has recalled nearly 129 000 of its Mercury Milan and top-selling Ford Fusion in the United States because their 17-inch steel wheels may fall off, US safety regulators said on Friday. In some vehicles from model years 2010 and 2011, the wheel studs may fracture and make the car shake. If ignored,…

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Car Insurance discussion also to be shared in Afrikaans

On the Car Insurance Blog we have shared hundreds of posts on car and other vehicle insurance and also quite a few posts on related topics such as licensing etc. We decided to assist another blog with some of our information – and to do so in Afrikaans. This might not only benefit those who…

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Free Chip repair in Major road safety promotion on N4 at Total Petroport ALZU Malelane

A major road safety promotion will be held at Total Petroport ALZU on the N4 near Malelane in Mpumalanga when the schools close on Friday 9 December 2011 by PG Glass, Total PetroPort ALZU, Trans Africa Concessions (TRAC), the S. A. Police Services (SAPS) and the Mpumalanga Department of Community Safety and Security (DCSS). PG…

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May a Learner driver have additional passengers in his car?

Question: Is it permitted for a learner driver to have more than one passenger in the motor vehicle, other than the licenced driver in the front passenger seat? Answer: You must always be accompanied by a driver who holds a valid driving licence for the same class of vehicle that you are driving. That person…

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Motorists warned to caution when approaching low level bridges

Drivers need to be highly alert and vigilant when driving in rainy weather, especially when approaching low level bridges that might be there no more… People have been warned to avoid low-lying bridges that may be flooded after Tuesday night’s heavy storms in parts of the Gauteng province. Emergency personnel were called to one flooded…

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