What should I do with kids in the car when changing a tyre next to the road?

We recently spent some time compiling a section of content on the Arrive Alive website with the heading “Changing a tyre next to the side of the road”. One of the aspects briefly referred to is the importance of not changing the tyres with adults inside the vehicle. This however also begs the question of…

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Where can I review the calibration history of a speed measuring camera?

Question: Where can I review the calibration history of a speed measuring camera? Is this information open to the general public? Answer: In terms of the TCSP Guidelines, you have the right to demand to see the calibration certificate of any speed measuring equipment which has been used to acquire a speed reading of your…

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MiWay launches car insurance that’s affordable to everyone

Leading insurance provider MiWay has launched a revolutionary new product that makes car insurance so affordable even previously uninsured cars can now be covered. “Historically more than half the privately owned cars on the road have been uninsured, resulting in financial hardship to families that are already strapped for cash when calamity strikes,” says René…

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Traffic enforcement within gated estates and communities remains a challenge

Question: Good day. Perhaps you can provide me with some guidance. I stay in a complex and there are numerous vehicles with expired licence discs. These people happily take to our roads with these vehicles and are obviously in contravention of the law. I have taken this up with our body corporate and they are…

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Do I really need to be scared of liability when driving passengers in a lift club?

Question: As a school, we are reliant on parents giving lifts to children that are not their own, but who have given consent for their child to play in a match, to other schools to play matches. Many of our parents refuse to give lifts to children who are not their own, as they feel…

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July New Vehicle sales surprise strongly on the Upside

Demand remains positive; consumers structure finance agreements to manage instalments   1 August 2013: The South African automotive industry recorded excellent new vehicle sales in July, showing an overall 7.5% increase year on year. This growth was significantly boosted by the rental market, which showed growth of 24% compared to July 2012. Passenger cars remained positive, with…

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