What do you need to know when turning right into a dual roadway?

Question: As a driving instructor I would like to know which is correct. Some examiners want the learner to turn wide(keep left) while other examiners want the learner to keep to the right and do a lane change to the left later on.What is regarded as the rule when turning right into a road with…

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High performance shock absorber could reduce accident risk for 4×4 vehicles

Control Instruments Automotive (Pty) Ltd have launched the widely-anticipated Gabriel Safari HDP shock absorber for SUV’s and 4×4 vehicles. The HDP (heavy-duty performance) range, as with other Gabriel shock absorbers, is locally designed and manufactured for local off-road conditions and will be available at all major fitment centres and retail outlets during June 2011 “The…

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When do you need to exchange your international drivers license?

Question: I have been driving in SA for the past 10 years using my international license. HOW can i get my SA license? Answer: A foreign driving licence can only be exchanged within 1 year of the holder thereof obtaining permanent residence. The Department has published draft regulations for comment that will extend this period…

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Driver Intelligence to be measured by Discovery with Discovery Insure

Earlier today it was revealed that Discovery is to enter the insurance market with the Discovery Insure Product! In a statement to Moneyweb the insurer revealed: Discovery leverages Vitality, its proven behavioural economics business model,  and creates Discovery Insure, a strong competitor geared to shift the short-term value insurance landscape; Discovery Insure to unlock value…

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Is there a “grace” period at renewal of your driving license card?

We would like to share some insights on the grace period pertaining to driver license renewal: Question: Dear Sir/Madam I have just been to collect my drivers license from the Randburg offices and was told that I had to have my photograph and fingerprints retaken as their submission had been rejected by the service provider…

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