Justice Project South Africa advises on emergency medical response vehicles and driving within the law

The Arrive Alive road safety website received an email from a medical doctor asking for information on how to register a vehicle for medical response purposes. We shared information from Werner Vermaak of ER24 in a Blog Post titled “What is the process to register a vehicle for medical response purposes?” We would also like…

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How do I ensure the tyre pressure reading at the filling station is correct?

Question: I’d like to enquire as what regulations are enforced to verify the accuracy of tyre pressure gauges at petrol garages across South Africa? This was brought to my attention this morning, in Cape Town, when I went to check up my local BP. The readings indicated 3.9 bar on my front tyres and above…

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Be alert to licensing requirements when purchasing motorbike insurance

Insurance and motorbike licenses – what’s the deal? When it comes to car insurance, we all know the rules – the car must be registered and licensed, the driver must have a valid license, and when and how the vehicle is used and stored affects both conditions for cover and premiums. But what about bikes?…

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NAAMSA expects slowdown in vehicle sales in South Africa

The vehicle manufacturing industry is expecting sales growth to slow as the second half of 2011 looks set to be more difficult than the first, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA (Naamsa) said on Tuesday. “In the short to medium term, a number of unfavourable developments will impact on demand for and sales…

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