How can South Africans who emigrated have their South African Licences verified?

Questions: My husband and I have just immigrated to Canada. We require our South African drivers licenses to be verified. We contacted Doc Assist and were instructed to have certified copies of our licenses and I.D’s done at the South African Embassy in Toronto- which we did. We then sent the certified copies via courier…

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How does the K53 require you to drive a motor vehicle at an intersection?

We find too many collisions at intersections and often ask ourselves – how could this have happened, who transgressed the rules of the road and do we not know by now how to drive at an intersection? Our K53 expert Gavin Hoole extracted some details from the National Road Traffic Act in regard to the K53…

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I-Pledge making South Africa’s road safer – one school programme at a time!

To date, 215 schools form part of the scholar patrol improvement project   JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 22 August 2013 – IMPERIAL South Africa today announced the addition of the 215th school to join its I-Pledge Scholar Patrol Improvement Project – Ditau Primary School in Soweto. Aimed at educating teachers and scholars around the basics of…

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That extra drink could give not only a fine and a headache but a criminal record too!!

Question: May you kindly clarify this for me. If the court fines you R2000 for driving under influence of alcohol, doe’s it mean you have a criminal record? Thank you for always assisting. Kind regards Mpho Answer: Sorry to have to be the bearer of sad news but yes you do have a criminal record.…

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New Toyota Yaris seeks maiden win on Toyota Cape Dealer Rally

  The South African Rally Championship moves to the Western Cape this weekend for the first time this year for the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally, the second of the two rounds of the eight-event championship sponsored by Toyota South Africa Motors. It will also mark the sixth national championship outing of the all-new Toyota Yaris…

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Castrol Team Toyota edges closer to second successive cross country title

  Anthony Taylor/Dennis Murphy (Toyota Hilux) 1st overall and in class SP Duncan Vos/Rob Howie (Toyota Hilux) 2nd overall and in class SP Johan and Werner Horn (Toyota Land Cruiser) 1st in class D Toyota win manufacturers’ team prize   Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy (class SP Castrol Team Toyota Hilux) scored their fourth successive…

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Ecopia Tyre Gets Damage Guarantee

Bridgestone has reminded drivers that all its environmentally-advanced Ecopia passenger tyres are now sold with a free Tyre Damage Guarantee. The Guarantee was previously only available on Firestone passenger tyres, but was extended to the Ecopia range in late July 2013. Bridgestone Promotions Manager, Jan Maritz, said that the Ecopia guarantee is identical to its…

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Growth in new vehicle sales coming under pressure

Competition between manufacturers plus flexibility in structuring finance agreements buoying vehicle sales 2 September 2013: The South African automotive industry recorded a decline in new vehicle sales for August, showing a 0.3% contraction compared to August 2012. From a year to date perspective the growth rate has receded from 6.9% recorded in July 2013, down…

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Where can I find learner’s licence material for heavy vehicles?

Question: I am writing my Heavy Vehicle Learners, There is no information on the rules of the road for these vehicles. Please can you help me obtain this information? Answer: The learner’s licence material for heavy vehicles is included in the Learner’s Licence Study Manual on the Topscore CD. It is not in a separate…

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