Would bowel altering surgery affect my blood alcohol reading?

Question: I wish to know whether having bowel altering surgery would result in an elevated blood alcohol concentration, above a BAC level that would have resulted if one were to have no bowel altering surgery ? I have had 1/3 of my small intestines and the entire colon removed, how would this impact on the…

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What does the law stipulate about driving a vehicle with emergence lights?

Question: Can you guys perhaps help me with the following: What does the law state regarding the registration of emergency/rescue vehicles equipped with sirens and lights iro who are allowed to operate these vehicles. The reason why I ask is that we are looking at a project that will be based on community work and…

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Bridgestone Warns on Wet Weather Safety

Correct tyre pressure and good tyre condition are two of the main contributors to road safety during wet weather. This is the word from Public Relations Manager, Mandy Lovell, who was commenting on the recent heavy rains in some of South Africa’s summer rainfall areas. “The kind of heavy downpours experienced during South African thunderstorms…

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Be Alert to the Rules of the Road and lights on Emergency Vehicles

Question: Please assist… My company assists our customers alongside the road on a 24/7 basis with any tyre problems. The vehicles are eqquiped with a triple light on the roof. Do we need a special certificate for these vehicles? Thanking you in advance. Answer: You are not allowed to have lights on the roof unless…

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UK Study reveals women drivers still struggle with parallel parking

In 2009 we posted a story titled “Car Insurer finds women fear parallel parking!” It appears the factual correctness of this study has once more been confirmed by data from the UK’s Driving Standards Agency We have come across a story on Wheel24 which is well worth sharing: According to data released by the UK’s…

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