UK Study reveals women drivers still struggle with parallel parking

In 2009 we posted a story titled “Car Insurer finds women fear parallel parking!” It appears the factual correctness of this study has once more been confirmed by data from the UK’s Driving Standards Agency We have come across a story on Wheel24 which is well worth sharing: According to data released by the UK’s…

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Motorcyclist Sustains Serious Injuries in Glenwood accident

DURBAN – 03 OCTOBER 2011 AT 15H00 A motorcyclist is in a serious condition after he collided with a light motor vehicle on South Ridge Road and King George in Glenwood just outside Durban this afternoon. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found the motorcyclist believed to be in his early 30’s lying in…

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Authorities in France seize supercars from dictator in Equatorial Guinea

Teodoro Mbasogo, president of Equatorial Guinea, may need to restock his garage in France now that police have seized 11 supercars owned by the African dictator’s son. GTSpirit.com reports that French authorities seized the vehicles at Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo’s home in Paris. Among them were two Bugatti Veyrons, a Maserati MC12, a Porsche Carrera…

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Man held after fake hijacking of car in Sunnyside

A man has been arrested for allegedly faking the hijacking of his car in Sunnyside, Pretoria police said on Wednesday. The 26-year-old told his employer on Tuesday that he could not report for duty the previous day as he had been hijacked, Captain Pinky Tsinyane said. He claimed to have been hijacked while leaving his…

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Where can I find the fine prices for traffic violations?

Question: “Hi there I would appreciate it if you can send me details on fine prices like for not wearing seatbelt, talking on a cellphone, not stopping completely dead at a stop sign as i see that you have different prices listed as what the traffic officers are giving… I’m from mpumalanga.” Answer: We list…

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Nine arrested for car insurance fraud

SAP / SAICB COOPERATION LEADS TO SYNDICATE ARRESTS NINE ARRESTED BEFORE COMMERCIAL COURT FOR FRAUD After a five month investigation by members from the Port Shepstone DPCI : Organised Crime unit and South African Insurance Crime Bureau (SAICB), nine people, believed to be part of a fraud syndicate, were arrested on 21 September 2011 afternoon…

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What is the speed limit for all taxis, trucks and public transport on urban and freeways roads

Question: What is the speed limit for all taxis, trucks and public transport on urban and freeways roads Answer: I attach reg 293 for you. The limits are specified there Reg 293. Speed limit for particular class of vehicle (1) In terms of section 59 (3) of the Act, a speed limit of- (a) 80…

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Even the best drivers can crash a Ferrari into the sea!

Even the better drivers may cause the accidental “boo-boo”. This was the message after a heavily modified Enzo Ferrari crashed into the ocean during the Targa Newfoundland Rally 2011. We would like to share this story from Wheels24: The supercar, valued at R11m, was piloted (and owned) by Zahir Rana, who also owns ZR Auto…

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