Be alert to “ticket touts” promising to reduce your traffic fine

There is nothing wrong with having your traffic fine reduced.  Yesterday I too was pleasantly surprised when i went to pay a rather expensive traffic fine for a friend who is at present outside the country. I managed to pay far less than the original amount by just being nice, non-confrontational and honest. I do…

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Police warns public to be more cautious locking valuables inside their cars

Police in Mankweng appealed to residents to take more care with locking their vehicles on Thursday after a man had a large sum of money stolen from his car while running an errand. “We are appealing to people to be more careful,” said police spokesperson Constable Moses Molepo. The man had parked his car and…

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Safari Centre Appointed WARN Service Dealer

WARN has appointed Safari Centre, the national 4×4 retailer, a WARN winch service dealer. Safari Centre, which was recently purchased by the Imperial Group, will provide a national carry-in service for repair and service on WARN winches. Andre de Villiers, managing director of Safari Centre, said all eight Safari Centres currently sell WARN winches exclusively.…

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Driving specialist raises concern of “mothballing” of Optimal Energy Joule

“I refer you to the following link which details Optimal Energy’s plans to mothball the Joule. I believe in the fullness of time, “mothball” will turn out to be a euphemism for “cancel”. http://business.iafrica.com/businessday/790300.html Without wishing to appear as if I’m saying “I told you so”, I nonetheless want to remind the public that I…

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BMW Driver Training provides suggestions for more safety on the road

We would like to share advice and suggestions from the BMW Driver instructors on how to drive for increased safety on the road: Every time we pick up the car keys we are potentially placing ourselves at risk of being involved in a vehicle collision. Nearly all collisions are avoidable if we are prepared. Let’s…

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Road Traffic Legislation Update

The following Government Gazettes pertaining to road traffic and transport have been published: GG 35234  –  Abnormal Loads Exemption Permit Fees published in terms of the National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Notice 297, 5 April 2012). GG 35236  –  Cross-border Road Transport Agency: Draft Guidelines for the consideration of cross-border road transport permits for the…

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