De Villiers / Von Zitzewitz Regain 4th Place In Dakar Rally

Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz of the Toyota Imperial SA Dakar team showed once again on Wednesday’s 231-kilometre stage 10 between Iquique and Antofagasta in Chile that they were the only petrol-engined 4×4 to take the fight to the turbo-diesel Minis in this year’s Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile. The…

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De Villiers and Von Zitzewitz 5th After Nine Dakar Stages

Special stage nine of the 2014 Dakar Rally between Calama and the coastal city of Iquique in Chile on Tuesday turned out to be a lot more difficult than South Africa’s Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz (Imperial Toyota Hilux) expected. Two punctures didn’t help and neither did the dust and roughed…

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Five alleged hijackers nabbed and four vehicles recovered in Durban

On 11 January 2014, the Durban Flying Squad, Durban Tactical Response Team and Public Order Police made a breakthrough when they arrested five suspects for car hijackings that occurred in various Durban suburbs. The suspects were arrested for crimes committed in Merebank, Wentworth, Westville and Verulam. The five men were arrested in Umlazi and four vehicles were…

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De Villiers and Von Zitzewitz Move Up to 3rd Overall in Dakar 2014

A fighting sixth place under disadvantageous conditions on Sunday’s seventh special stage – a 533-kilometre mega loop from Salta to Salta at an average altitude of 3 500 metres – saw South Africa’s Giniel de Villiers of South Africa and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz (Toyota Imperial Hilux) move into third place overall after starting the…

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Four suspects arrested after car chase and shootout – stolen vehicle recovered in Ulundi

Yesterday afternoon, 10 January 2014 at about 16:00, Ulundi TRT, Ulundi Public Order Police and neighbouring stations were patrolling at Ulundi area when they saw a suspicious looking vehicle with five occupants. The members tried to stop it but the driver sped off. A chase was ensued and it is alleged that the suspects started…

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Lexus RC F to make world debut at Detroit

    • Global launch of all-new ‘F’ version of striking new Lexus RC coupe • Most powerful Lexus 5.0-litre V8 engine ever, developing well above 330kW • ‘Functional beauty’ describes aerodynamic wings and scoops The aggressive new Lexus RC F coupe – equipped with new 5.0-litre engine with power well above 330kW (450hp) –…

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Suspicious stolen vehicle crashes into a Minibus Taxi in Durban

Last night at approximately 22:00 Durban K9 Unit members were doing their patrols at Morningside area, Durban when they saw a suspicious-looking Grey Toyota Yaris vehicle in the area. The members tried to stop it but it sped off. A chase ensued and the suspected vehicle crash into a taxi. Six passengers from the taxi…

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Is there a list of “prices” charges for fines going over 120km/h in the Free State?

Question: I am trying to get a list of the prices charged for fines for going over the 120km/h speed limit on freeways in the Free State in South Africa Answer: Herein lies the problem.  “Prices” for speeding infringements is more poetically accurate than anyone thinks it is, given the fact that the traffic law…

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