Breaking down on highway no longer just about mechanical failure

Incidences in which motorists are attacked while attending to a vehicle that has suffered mechanical failure are far too common in South Africa. Every year, horror stories emerge about entire families being hijacked while attending to their stricken vehicles, and every year the severity of attack becomes more barbaric. Even police are no longer safe…


Ctrack becomes National Small Business Chamber’s corporate partner for vehicle and fleet tracking

Beneficial partnership will provide fuel and maintenance cost savings to small and medium-sized enterprises Vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions specialist Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: MiFi), today announced that they have partnered with the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) to become its corporate partner for its membership base of 101 000 small…


What are the procedures for turning into a multiple lane road?

Question: I have a road rule question: Corner of York street an Brighton streets Kraaifontein, Cape Town, has reference. The intersection is controlled by a robot, with Brighton having four lanes, two in each direction. York street has only two lanes, one in each direction. Vehicle A is in York street turning right into the…


Advanced telematics and insurance continue to grow closer as demonstrated by CCIC and Ctrack partnership

Policyholders can now get premium discounts based on good driving behaviour Cross Country Insurance Consultants (CCIC) and Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless, Inc (NASDAQ:MIFI), recently formed a partnership in a bid to improve customer retention and encourage better driving behaviour. The niche national 4×4 insurance company has been using the global telematics solutions provider’s…

Blood Donations

Do I have a right to demand that a blood sample be taken at the scene of a road crash?

Whilst Section 65 of the National Road Traffic Act makes it an offence to operate a motor vehicle whilst under the influence of alcohol or a drug having a narcotic effect, nowhere in the Act is it prescribed that police must have a blood sample taken if it is suspected that someone is under the…