Fatal N3 crash focuses the attention on Accident Scene Safety

A taxi killed two women while they were exchanging details on the N3 northbound carriageway near the Geldenhuys Interchange, east of Johannesburg . Netcare 911 said that initial information suggests that the cars of the two women were involved in a minor collision and they got out to exchange details, said spokesman Jeff Wicks. “While…

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Car and Bike Insurance for foreign travelers to South Africa…mission impossible?

During the past week the Arrive Alive website received several emails requesting assistance in finding car insurance over the short term for foreigners traveling to South Africa. Example 1: “We have been travelling overland from The Netherlands to South Africa. We plan to be in SA for up to 3 months on our tourist visa.…

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Discovery VitalityDrive and Tiger Wheel & Tyre join forces to reward drivers

Car Insurers are doing everything to gain the competitive edge over opponents. This includes innovative product design and a variety of benefits to their clients. In this post we would like to reflect on one of these benefits offered by Discovery Insure  – the ability to have vehicle and tyre checks performed with a rewards…

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Do I need to go for a leaners again for a motorbike if I am already licensed to drive a car?

Question: Hopefully you can help me or send me in the right direction. I have a Code B license for a car but want to get a motorbike license for a large bike. Would I have to undergo the testing to get another learners license before I can apply for my motorbike license? And generally…

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What are the penalty for driving alone with a learners license?

Question: Is it allowed for a Learner Driver to drive alone? What is the sanction if a Traffic Officer stops a person driving alone with a learner license? Answer: Firstly, a person who holds a learner’s licence should never be driving a vehicle unless they are under the instruction of a person who holds a…

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