Faulty Randburg Speed Camera Issue Resolved

On Wednesday 3 October 2012, Justice Project South Africa wrote to Director Gerneke at the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) to draw his attention to an apparently defective speed and red light camera in Republic Road, Randburg and to seek a solution which would not place a huge administrative burden on members of the public…

Details

Alleged “drunk driver” pokes fun at responsibility in court

An alleged drunk driver accused of killing a cyclist wore a t-shirt to court which pokes fun at responsibility, The Herald Online reported on Friday. Andre Gouws, 27, was given R5 000 bail in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court. Gouws allegedly knocked down Clem Morris, a Mill Park chartered accountant on Sunday morning while driving…

Details

Toyota confirms recall is viewed as an international service campaign

There is no need for local car owners to panic because of Toyota’s worldwide vehicle recall, the car manufacturer said on Thursday. “It’s not a case where motorists must stop driving and bring in their vehicle immediately,” Toyota SA spokesman Leo Kok said in Johannesburg. “We are currently going through our database and running a…

Details

Bloemfontein man who faked hijacking found with mistress in Richards Bay

A Bloemfontein man who faked his own kidnapping and hijacking has been arrested after police found him with his mistress in Richard’s Bay. The 29-year-old DStv installer’s wife on Wednesday reported her husband kidnapped at a police station, reported Volksblad. The woman, who has a 2-month-old baby, was said to be distraught and in a…

Details

Discovery Insure provides an antidote for petrol prices increase

South African drivers have found their wallets to be considerably dented after the last petrol increase, not so long ago, when petrol and diesel prices increased by 93c. As of today, the petrol prices have increased by a further 21c a litre for 93 grade petrol, and by 23c a litre for 95 grade petrol.…

Details

Economic conditions favour motorists looking for value in new car purchases, says Standard Bank

South African motorists are taking advantage of the lowest interest rates for 31 years, a market that offers more choice than ever before, and the affordability of models that is being bolstered by competitive discounts by dealers and manufacturers, says Standard Bank. Participating in an industry debate on the present state and future of the…

Details