Many car insurance claims are the result of car crashes at intersections – and many of these occur in rainy weather. We would like to share a mail shot from EQSTRA Fleet Management and warn vehicle owners of these dangers!
Animal rights group Peta caused a car crash during a naked shower protest, a report has said. According to the Daily Mail, an LA driver had been distracted by the beautiful, naked models soaping themselves in a makeshift shower on the side of the road. He ploughed his grey sedan straight into the back of…Details
Question: I am a lecturer at UJ and I have to take students every year on a trip to St Lucia. The car rental agency insists that I need a public drivers license. Is this required and how do I go about applying for one? Answer: If the vehicle is designed to carry 12 or…Details
It is important that anyone who wishes to tow a caravan or trailer does a bit of homework on the towing capabilities of his vehicle. A regular visitor to the Arrive Alive website sent a rather funny video clip on someone who did not do so! Unsafe towing will not only pose the threat of…Details
A visitor to the Arrive Alive website shared a video clip with the title “How to stack tyres”. This is simply too unique not to share!
We would like to urge all vehicle owners to pay close attention to tyre safety and view the following sections:
We would like to share the above mail shot sent by Arrive Alive road safety partner Eqstra to their clients!
On the Car Insurance Blog we have discussed the importance of not only 4×4 vehicle safety – but also purchasing the correct insurance for your 4×4 vehicle. It is to be expected that insurance companies will pay a much closer attention to 4×4 training certificates – and a new era in a much tougher regulatory…Details
Question: What is the legally allowed hight limits for a bakkie transporting furniture? Answer: The maximum height for any goods vehicle and the goods on it is 4,3 metres. If you load on the roof of a motor car you may not exceed the following heights – see par (d). Manner in which goods to…Details
Question: Please can I get some direction in the legalities in install a flood light facing a residential road? What is the max lux the light may be? Can the light face the road directly? Your response would greatly be appreciated. Answer: Prohibition of use of certain lamps or lighting devices Reg 337. (1) No…Details
We would like to share a notification from driving specialist Rob-Handfield Jones on the Gauteng Highway Improvement Project and the expected increase in cost of driving in Gauteng. He has compiled a very comprehensive summary on the costs and the impact of the Gauteng e-toll system and it is well worth reading: “The window of opportunity…Details