A few simple steps can prevent road rage this Easter

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,…

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Truck sales boosted by global demand for commodities

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…

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OUTsurance puts new spin on traditional car insurance product

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.…

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BMW the most sought after brand by car thieves in the UK

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,…

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Cape Town motorists warned of high risk hijacking spot

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…

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Volkswagen in America recalls 71,000 Jettas

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…

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