Vehicle sales and buying a new vehicle

Comments on the NAAMSA January vehicle sales report

“New car sales continued on a downward trend declining by 6.9% year on year. This was slightly offset by the car rental industry making a strong 24.6% contribution. Current pressure on the new passenger vehicles will continue in the short to medium term”.   General Comments on January 2016 NAAMSA sales: The month of January…

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Exchange rate woes masked by weak oil price

Only oil’s ongoing lower price is protecting South African motorists against the rampant Rand / US dollar exchange rate. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited month-end data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “The average exchange rate used in the fuel price calculation has breezed past R16.40…

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Who is liable for the damage to the driving schools car when the learner crashes the car during a driving lesson

Question: Good day. Not sure if you can answer my question. Who is liable for the damage to the driving schools car when the learner damages the car during a driving lesson? Answer: The information is a bit skimpy but let me give you the following answer. We assume that ownership of the vehicle is registered in…

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National Hijack Prevention Academy to develop new driver training facility

It is very exciting to announce that NHPA has obtained a property located near Lanseria Airport, which is currently being developed into our own training centre!!! We will be operational from 25 January 2016. It is the perfect venue for all advanced driver training, events, parties, vehicle launches, team building and conference. Facilities / Services…

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Be careful where you stop and which objects you encounter on the surface of the road!

Crime has a significant impact on road safety in South Africa! We discussed this in quite some detail on the Arrive Alive website. Crime is an ever evolving threat and we need to remain alert to the newest techniques and strategies used by criminals and alert road users to those strategies. As proudly South African…

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