Be Alert to the Car Insurance needs for ridesharing, carpooling and lift clubs

There is a worldwide drive towards reducing motorized transport. Transport officials are focusing much of their attention on reducing traffic congestion by reducing the number of vehicles on our roads as well as increasing the opportunity for public transport. One aspect which needs to be emphasized as well is the benefits of ridesharing through lift…

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What does the law stipulate about driving a vehicle with emergence lights?

Question: Can you guys perhaps help me with the following: What does the law state regarding the registration of emergency/rescue vehicles equipped with sirens and lights iro who are allowed to operate these vehicles. The reason why I ask is that we are looking at a project that will be based on community work and…

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Bridgestone Warns on Wet Weather Safety

Correct tyre pressure and good tyre condition are two of the main contributors to road safety during wet weather. This is the word from Public Relations Manager, Mandy Lovell, who was commenting on the recent heavy rains in some of South Africa’s summer rainfall areas. “The kind of heavy downpours experienced during South African thunderstorms…

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Be Alert to the Rules of the Road and lights on Emergency Vehicles

Question: Please assist… My company assists our customers alongside the road on a 24/7 basis with any tyre problems. The vehicles are eqquiped with a triple light on the roof. Do we need a special certificate for these vehicles? Thanking you in advance. Answer: You are not allowed to have lights on the roof unless…

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What is the cost to change ownership of a vehicle from one person to another?

Question: What is the cost to change ownership of a vehicle from one person to another? Answer: The change of ownership involves the registration fee and the fee for licensing of the vehicle The registration fee is determined per province and ranges from 90-200 and the licence fee depends on the tare (empty weight) of…

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