World-first technology from Volvo connects cycle helmets with cars

Accident data reveals: 50 per cent of all cyclists killed in European traffic have collided with a car Nearly 50,000 cyclist fatalities and injuries in the US every year Unique partnership between Volvo Cars, POC and Ericsson aims to end crashes between cars and bikes  In a ground-breaking collaboration, Volvo Cars, protective gravity sports gear…

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Two unlicensed firearms and stolen vehicle recovered at Ekhombe area

In the early hours of this morning the Provincial Tracking Team, Provincial Crime Intelligence and Umhlali K9 Unit conducted an operation at eZilozini and Cwaka, Ekhombe after receiving intelligence of illegal firearms in the area. Police initially conducted an investigation that led them to two identified homesteads in the area. The homesteads were searched and…

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Who should / must enforce traffic safety within gated estates /town house complexes?

Question: Please assist us with this enquiry relating to complaints from 2 “private estates / town house complexes” Meyersdal Eco Estate. The Estate was created with the inclusion of public roads (municipal area)  and newly built private roads. It has a secure controlled access. The “board of directors / body corporate” have implement speed measurement …

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What are the Speed Limits for Particular Classes of Vehicles?

Question: I would like to know what the max allowable speed is for trucks 3t and up to 5t, passenger combis and motorhomes? Answer: Source: Page 14 of 31 at https://www.dropbox.com/s/vja8ggev7msbct9/The%20New%20Official%20K53%20Manual.pdf More details of that publication at: http://k53.gavinhoole.ws/the-new-k53-manual-look-inside-the-ebook/ National Road Traffic Act Regulations, saying the same thing in more words: Regulation 293. Speed limit for…

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Amarok

Amarok Double Cab Automatic now available in 4×2

The Amarok Double Cab has revolutionised the local 1-tonne bakkie market since its introduction in September 2010. One of the innovative technologies that Amarok introduced into the local bakkie segment was the 8-speed automatic transmission in January 2013. Until now, this popular derivative was only available with a permanent four-wheel drive system. Customers can now…

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Is there legislation as to where advertising trailers may not be parked?

Question: Is there legislation governing where advertising trailers park? Answer: The normal rules for parking and stopping apply.   I copy reg 304 and 305 for you. Motor vehicles including trailers (trailers are included in the definition of motor vehicle) may not drive or park on a sidewalk. Stopping of vehicles Reg 304.    Except in…

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33 Years of consecutive market leadership for Toyota

Celebrating increased market leadership Hilux the country’s top selling vehicle for 2014 Top brand in vehicle sales for 12 consecutive months in 2014   FULL YEAR ANALYSIS: Market segment 2013 Full Year 2014 Full Year % change Passenger vehicles 450,296 439,179 -2.5% Light commercial vehicles 167,996 173,790 3.4% Medium commercial vehicles 11,584 11,021 -4.9% Heavy…

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Reduce crashes in inclement weather with thoughtful defensive driving!

Corporate South Africa is assisting with road safety awareness through internals campaigns and self -regulation! we would like to share a few road safety tips sent by Eskom to all employees encouraging them to be safer when driving in inclement weather: Dear Colleagues DRIVING IN INCLEMENT WEATHER Rainy weather conditions are still expected for most…

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