Does the National Road Traffic Act stipulate the amounts for traffic fines?

Question: I was recently posted a ticket informing me that I had been trapped by camera on the N1 out side Richmond Northern Cape,allegedly travelling at a speed of not less than 101 kmph.in an 80 kmph. zone.The fine is R900.00. Is this in accordance with the Road Traffic Act? The ticket did not have…

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Will the science of telematics save young driver from unaffordable car insurance premiums?

With car insurance premiums escalating it becomes more important to individualise car insurance premiums and tailor them to the risks presented by specific drivers. Data from the UK has revealed that young drivers in the UK have to pay up to 20% of their salary on their car insurance premiums! It is also no longer…

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Two passengers injured as elephant plays around with 4×4 vehicle on game drive near Worcester

We have come across a very interesting story about an elephant playing around with a 4×4 vehicle at a game farm near Worcester. This is not the first time we find in the media a story of an elephant causing damage to a vehicle on a game drive. We earlier shared a story titled Insurance…

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How can RoadCover assist motorists with road accident injury claims?

On the Arrive Alive website we have shared information from our road safety Partner RoadCover on information pertaining to road accident injury claims. Many accident victims find themselves disgruntled not only on the time that it takes to process accident claims, but also about the fees payable for legal advice. It is important for road…

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UK based car insurer Coverbox partners with Ctrack for Insurance Telematics

The Car Insurance industry is abuzz with developments in technology and ways to better measure driver behaviour. The accurate measurement of driver behaviour through vehicle telematics is seen as the best way to reduce car insurance premiums for safe drivers. In the UK, where vehicle owners may not drive uninsured, special concern has been raised…

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