Where should a six(6) months child be seated in a bakkie with two(2) seats and armrest in the middle?

Question: Where should a six(6) months child be seated in a bakkie with two(2) seats and armrest in the middle? Answer: If your bakkie is certified to carry two persons, as it seems it is, then a child seat should be fitted to the passenger seat and restrained with the seat belt. The sad fact…

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Toyota’s next generation Corolla revealed

The next-generation version of the world’s and South Africa’s best-selling four-door sedan – the Toyota Corolla – has been revealed today in two distinct guises on two continents. A Corolla sedan exhibiting European style was unveiled in Istanbul, Turkey, while another version, with a markedly different frontal design, debuted more than 10 000km away in…

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R1 million shortfall jeopardizes eToll court challenge

In April 2012, OUTA interdicted the introduction of eTolls and again in January 2013, won the right to have their case heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA). These critical victories ensured that motorists around the country were saved from paying eTolls and more importantly, sets the scene for OUTA’s ultimate intention, to prevent…

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Alexander Forbes advises motorists to take care when purchasing a used vehicle

Johannesburg, May, 2013 – Alexander Forbes Insurance (AFI) is advising purchasers of used vehicles to take special care not to pay an inflated price when purchasing and highlights the importance of insuring for the correct values. They recommend checking the Trans-Union Auto Dealers’ Guide, to assist in determining a fair price of a used vehicle…

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When may I legally drive inside the yellow lane on the shoulder of the road?

Question: Please could you provide me with some information with regard to the use of the Safety Shoulder/Emergency Lane on national roads. I have always used the lane, when safe to do so, to allow faster traffic to pass when necessary.  Before doing so I will always ensure that I can see sufficiently far enough…

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Positive signs remain for vehicle sales in South Africa after Naamsa vehicle sales numbers for May

Sales Performance Summary – Total by Market Segment (NAAMSA flash includes Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland & Botswana): Sales Performance Summary – Exports: Sales Performance Summary – AMH: General Comments on April 2013 NAAMSA sales:   The month of May 2013 experienced 5.98% more sales than April 2013.   Year on Year comparison shows an increase of…

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Alertness required to avoid being hijacked in your driveway! [Video]

We came across a video with some important advice on how to prevent being hijacked in your driveway! It is of the utmost importance that drivers remain alert, vigilant and not distracted as they approach their homes -especially at night! View the above video for important advice! Also view on the Arrive Alive website the…

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