The incorporation of a PrDP into the driving licence card makes perfect sense!

Question: “Good day Sir/Madame I would like to know why the goverment has decided to put the PDP on the drivers license.Now we as drivers are mostly the main bread winners of a house hold,must pay for a drivers license that didn’t expire according to the law.PDP renewals is done every two years, so our…

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Does a licensed forklift driver need a valid drivers license besides his forklift license to cross a public road?

Question: Does a licensed forklift driver need a valid drivers license besides his forklift license to drive on a public road from factory to factory approximately 300 metres from each other? Answer: Yes he needs a code B licence. The other documents are in terms of the Occupational Safety Act. Reg 99 of the National…

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Approach traffic lights at intersections in the rainy season with extra caution!

Last week proved to be rather frustrating for road users in Johannesburg. Rain and hail on Wednesday were not the only concerns as a number of traffic lights were found to be out of order! Earlier today we also shared a news report of faulty traffic lights contributing to an accident at Isando and Brabazon on…

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We need safer driving near our schools!!

We would like to share comments emailed to the Arrive Alive website: Subject:        Traffic around school in Durbanville is dangerous Message: ——– To whom it may concern, This is an email I sent to transport department in Western Cape today. Below details by problem. Do you have any suggestions or know of the correct people…

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Rise in total new vehicle sales in South Africa during August

South Africa’s total new vehicle sales rose by 9.4 percent year-on-year to 56,253 cars in August, with rental companies leading demand, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers (NAAMSA) said on Tuesday. Export sales rose just 0.8 percent compared to August last year and NAAMSA cautioned that overall sales could be subdued next year. “Looking ahead…

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How will a drunk driving arrest impact on my ability to leave South Africa on vacation?

Question: If I was caught drink driving, will I have the chance to leave South Africa like vacation to other countries? Will I encounter any problems with the Immigration in the airport like holding my departure because of this matter? Answer: Firstly, I am going to be very honest with you and will say that…

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