Am I still liable if the other driver in the collision did not carry his drivers licence?

Question: “Good day, I just wanna find out if there is law regarding driving without a license in your possession. A friend of mine was bumped by a car that did not have breaks. She did not know anything about accident reports. Upon trying to assist I discovered that her license wasn’t in her purse. The guy…

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Israeli legislation to address fire suppression systems in engine compartments of buses and coaches

The Israeli Ministry of Transportation, Road Safety and Infrastructure announced, Monday, that Minister Yisrael Katz has decided to require fire extinguishing systems on all the country’s buses, as part of a package to improve safety on buses, following dozens of bus fires in the past year. The package also includes installation of fire detectors in…

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Automotive Business Control Instruments Shows Profit Turnaround and New Products

  Eliminated exposure to the OEM business Repositioned the business as an automotive aftermarket business Operating profit from continuing operations R29,65-million – up from R17,93-million Profit after tax from continuing operations R19,92-million – up from R9,12-million Earnings per share from continuing operations 14,48 cents– up from 6,63 cents Resumption of dividends   For the year…

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Four in One Parking Space- Toyota to Unveil the i-ROAD in Geneva

KEY POINTS Toyota i-ROAD, a new form of transport, making its debut at Geneva Compact, all-electric, three-wheeled personal mobility vehicle (PMV) with a comfortable, enclosed two-seater cabin New Toyota ‘Active Lean’ technology automatically balances the vehicle when cornering or travelling over stepped surfaces 850mm width is no greater than a conventional two-wheeler, making i-ROAD as easy…

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Are there any provisions in the road traffic act that limit the noise level emanating from a vehicle?

Question: Are there any provisions in the road traffic act that limit the noise level emanating from a vehicle. And do any such provisions relate only to engine/exhaust noise? My question relates to people who fit powerful subwoofer systems to the vehicles and drive around with music at top volume so that the sound of…

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New vehicle sales growth slow down, trend remains positive in February

  Toyota top seller in all external vehicle sales channels Strong export growth spearheaded by Toyota Hilux returns to top spot as best-selling vehicle in South Africa   Market segment 2012 2013 % change Passenger vehicles 36 362 36 666 0.8% Light commercial vehicles 13 554 14 190 4.7% Medium commercial vehicles 939 868 -7.6%…

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Can Traffic register number certificates be acceptable identification for foreigners?

Question: Could somebody please contact me, either Alta or Jody to explain to me about traffic register numbers? I have been advised by a driving school in Johannesburg that they use traffic register numbers for those foreign nationals who wish to apply for either learners permits, licences or who want to register a motor vehicle.…

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Toyota Racing unveils 2013 Le Mans Hybrid Challenger

Toyota Racing unveils 2013 TS030 Hybrid World Endurance Championship (WEC) contender  Toyota Racing to run two cars throughout 2013 WEC season  Alex Wurz, Nicolas Lapierre and Kazuki Nakajima to drive TS030 Hybrid (no. 7)  Anthony Davidson confirmed to run in TS030 Hybrid (no. 8) with Stéphane Sarrazin and Sébastien Buemi  Improvements made to powertrain, chassis…

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