Vehicle sales numbers for September reflect the impact of strikes and other challenges to the automotive industry

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 September 2013 NAAMSA sales: The month of September 2013 experienced -3.27% less sales than August 2013.   Year on Year comparison shows a…

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Did you know that you can be held responsible for damages when crashing into a traffic light?

  After every weekend we drive past intersections where we observe badly damaged and run-over traffic lights. Have you ever considered what the costs are to repair these traffic lights and whether the reckless driver can be held liable for these costs? We approached the Road Safety experts of the City of Cape Town and…

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You never expect the bull to damage your motorbike when trying to hump it!!

Have that bike insured – not all damage is predictable!! We often do not consider all the potential threats of damage to our modes of transport. Bikers often only consider damage from a road crash or possibly theft – not so much damage from vandalism – and perhaps never from the sexual activities of cattle!…

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TomTom launches “TomTom Rider” – a new navigation device for bikers

~ Customised device gives bikers the freedom to choose the way they want to ride ~ South Africa,2013 – TomTom introduces TomTom Rider, a new portable navigation device created especially for bikers. Following feedback from the motorcyclist community, TomTom Rider has been designed to give bikers the ability to choose the type of route they…

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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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