What are the Rules of the Road on large “Horse and trailers” in a residential area?

Question: Hi there. I would like some information regarding the traffic rules for a residential area. Of recent there have been several large horse and trailers entering our residential area. I would like to know if this is legal and if not where would I be able to find the actual law regulation on the…

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Bridgestone 4×4 Challenge enters knock-out phase

Round Five of the 2016 Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge produced some startlingly difficult obstacles and numerous ‘zero’ scores at the 4×4 tracks of the Swandani Game Lodge near Cullinan. Almost 60 teams lined up for the event, the first of four knock-out rounds, some having come from as far afield as KwaZulu-Natal. The teams were…


Road Safety Suggestions from a former Civil Engineering Technician

I have had forty years of experience as a Senior Civil Engineering Technician designing, constructing and maintaining roads. I have driven extensively in South Africa and in other countries and have observed driver behaviour as related to road conditions for many years. Many South African drivers tend to blame the taxis for our high road…

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If your truck has a seatbelt fitted you should wear it!!

Question: Please advise me whether the driver of this vehicle (Kia- 2.7 workhorse) is required to wear a seat belt whilst driving. Regulation 216 in the Act is not as specific regarding the category of vehicle required to be fitted with seat belts. Your assistance will be greatly appreciated. Answer: If there is a seatbelt…


All-New Ford GT Earns the 2016 Gene Ritvo Award for Design and Elegance

The 2017 Ford GT has earned the Gene Ritvo Award for Design and Elegance from the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) in conjunction with Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts and the Larz Anderson Auto Museum. The Ritvo honors the best in design in the automotive world, whether it’s a concept car, production vehicle, a…