Many South Africans will soon found themselves in the confined spaces of their cars on heavily congested roads across South Africa! We would like to share a few suggestions from the Arrive Alive Road Safety website on how to avoid road rage: 10 POINT PLAN TO AVOID “ROAD RAGE” 1. Forget work or home worries,…Details
Those sharing the long road would have witnessed a large number of trucks at all the “Stop-and-Go’s” at roadworks across South Africa. This is not merely a perception – Industry experts have revealed that there is a huge demand for trucks – and the mining industry and demand for commodities are directly related to the…Details
Question: Good day I would like to know how long does it take to receive a PrDP when I apply for one? Answer: The card manufacture period is usually 6-8 weeks. However once approved (i.e. police clearance and medical certificate have been submitted) , a temporary driving licence with the authorised PrDP category can be…Details
OUTsurance recently expanded their product offering to include Safe_Driver@OUT, a brand-new addition to the OUTsurance car insurance product range that adjusts clients’ premiums based on their specific driving habits and mileage. “This product provides a new spin on an already-familiar concept in the South African car insurance market” says Ernst Gouws, Chief Executive of OUTsurance.…Details
What are the most stolen vehicle brands? Even though we do not have the stats for South Africa, I have come across an interesting article on Wheels 24 about the numbers in the UK. BMW X5, Land Rover Range Rover, BMW M3 and the Audi RS4 remain the UK’s most desirable cars for today’s thieves,…Details
I have decided to focus in this short blog post merely one one pothole incident. A friend of mine Lino Pestana hit a pothole last week close to Hertzogville. His Audi Q7 is fitted with 20 inch tyres. These tyres cost about R6000 per tyre to replace. The damage is clearly visible and is about…Details
An advocate who swore at a Western Cape High Court judge in open court says he was drunk when he told Judge Lee Bozalek: “Jou ma se p***, f*** you.” I wish we could have mentioned that this was an April fool joke- but it is not so! In an interview with the Cape Argus…Details
The Grassy Park Community Policing Forum in Cape Town has warned the M5 highway opposite Parkwood has become a hijacking hotspot. On Tuesday evening a woman and her son were travelling towards Muizenberg when their vehicle was stoned. She managed to escape unharmed but the CPF said others have been targeted in a similar manner…Details
Volkswagen of America is recalling about 71,000 2011 Jettas in order to reconfigure wiring related to its alarm system and horn. The recall affects sixth-generation Jetta sedans built between March 2010 and March 2011. No injuries or accidents have been reported. Volkswagen of America is the U.S. subsidiary of Germany’s Volkswagen AG. Also view: Vehicle…Details
Can I renew my drivers license if it still has +/- 1 year left on it before it expires?
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A new driving licence card can be ordered a year ahead of time.