Disregard for the law contributing to many road crashes!!

It was Hellen Zille who said that those who tend not to obey the Rules of the Road might also be less law abiding in other areas as well! This further justifies the need for increased traffic enforcement to arrest those transporting drugs , arms etc. I could not resist sharing this pic of a…

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Better public transport will also deliver an opportunity for cheaper car insurance premiums!

The Department of Transport should be commended for the efforts to improve public transport in South Africa. Even though many might regard recent developments as small steps, they are indeed much needed and they might prove to have a giant impact on road safety, the environment, economic development and financial stability. The efforts to improve…

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Height restrictions on delivery vehicles do not exclude need for caution!!

You may be within the legally allowed height restrictions for the delivery vehicle – but this does not allow you to drive everywhere! You still need to remain alert to the environment and other obstructions on your path of travel! What are the “height limits of delivery vehicles”? We shared the above photo with experts…

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What does Regulation 214 of the Road Traffic Act Stipulate?

Question: What does Regulation 214 of the Road Traffic Act Stipulate? Answer: “motor vehicle” means any self-propelled vehicle and includes— (a) a trailer; and (b) a vehicle having pedals and an engine or an electric motor as an integral part thereof or attached thereto and which is designed or adapted to be propelled by means…

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Why does it matter who the regular driver of my car is?

If you’ve ever shopped around for insurance quotes for your car, you’ll know that one of the first questions you get asked is: “Who is the regular driver of this car?” Why should this matter? And how does your answer affect your insurance cover? What does “regular driver” mean? Insurers view the regular driver of…

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Justice Project SA advises on risk of arrest at Airport for Outstanding Traffic Fines

We would like to share the following question raised with the Arrive Alive website and the response received from Justice Project South Africa: Question: Good Day, I have a friend who was stopped at the airport on his way to an overseas holiday regarding some very old overdue fines. He asked me to try find…

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Which documents do I need to take along for the learners license test?

Question: What docs do i need if i want to book for my learners test? Who do i report to if i fail the drivers test because i refused to bribe the inspector? Can one get to test where there’s maximum transparancy, is there such a thing? Answer: The info is provided here: http://k53.gavinhoole.ws/south-african-learners/#WhatYouNeed It’s…

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Stay alert to safety at the scene of an accident!!

Arrive Alive road safety partner and Fleet Manager Eqstra is sharing a few suggestions with clients about safety at accident scenes. Also view: Accident Scene Safety Avoid the temptation of accident scene distractions!! Road Safety & Safeguarding the Accident Scene [© Copyright Du Metier] In Case of an Accident Avoiding Distractions While Driving Accident Scene…

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