Avoid the dangers of billboards as driver distractions

On the Arrive Alive website we have given attention to many driver distractions – including the popular topic of distracted driving through texting and cellular conversations. Many drivers however neglect the other ordinary distractions such as roadside activity such as construction and pedestrian movement. There are however also significant threats presented by eye –catching billboards…

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Training can prevent many quad bike and 4×4 insurance claims

Many accidents claims can be prevented – especially those accidents caused by driver inexperience and drivers trying to do too much on vehicles they are not familiar with! In areas where special skills are required such as quad bike riding and 4×4 driving it is most important to gain experience and benefit from the expertise…

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Driver inattentiveness could be fatal!

The Arrive Alive website received an email earlier today from a Road Safety Friend. This email emphasized the dangers presented when drivers are not alert behind the wheel and does so via powerful images! This driver inattentiveness can be caused by many contributing factors – and it is important for all drivers to identify these…

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How much can a tracking device reduce my car insurance premium?

There is no dispute around the effectiveness of vehicle tracking devices in combating vehicle crime! The South African Police Services recently revealed crime statistics for 2009 – and this makes for interesting reading. There is an interesting note included in the Crime Stats report – and we would like to quote: “Carjackers mostly differ from…

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When is the right time to replace shock absorbers?

The Arrive Alive Road Safety website strives to provide information to vehicle owners and drivers on aspects that could enhance their safety on the road. Proper vehicle maintenance and close attention to aspects such as tyre safety, wheel balance, wheel alignment and shock absorbers are required! It is important that vehicle safety experts and mechanics…

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Is the vehicle on the road to the matric farewell correctly insured?

On the social website Facebook we find several photos of scholars on their way to the matric dance. Unfortunately we also can also expect to find reports in the media during the next dew weeks of fatal crashes on the return from the matric dance – and most often from the “after party”. Many inexperienced…

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Lawlessness on our roads necessitates car insurance and caution!!

This past long weekend the Arrive Alive website received numerous reports of vehicle crashes. Prior to the weekend we have added safety suggestions and advice on this and many other blogs. Unfortunately many of these accidents could have been prevented – and many were the result of road users not adhering to the Rules of…

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