Vehicle sales and buying a new vehicle

SA Automotive industry characterised by weakening domestic sales and strengthening vehicle exports

In amplification of the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of August, 2015 – released today for public consumption on the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association commented that conditions in the automotive industry continued to be characterised by weakening domestic sales and strengthening vehicle exports. Given the present constrained economic environment…


Matrix provides flexible location sharing via app – tracking industry first!

Shortly after the release of the previous app update, Matrix has takentheMatrixInternetTrackingApponestepfurther – becoming the first tracking company to integrate flexiblelocation sharing within their app offering, creating an ever more personalised experience for their customers. Grant Fraser, Product and Marketing Director at MiX Telematics (Africa) says; “We are always looking for ways in which to…

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Does Road Legislation have a penalty for someone intentionally deflating my tyres?

Question: This past weekend my wife visited her sister in … Her sister is parking at someone’s house overnight as she stays in flat. Her sister informed the house owner that her sister will be visiting. However, on Sunday morning my wive’s tyres were deflated by the individual who had been informed prior to that.…

Towing Trailer

What is maximum overlap is for goods on a trailer pulled by a bakkie?

Question: What is maximum overlap is for goods on a trailer pulled by a bakkie? Answer: Overall length of vehicle Reg 221.   No person shall operate on a public road— (a)     a trailer which is coupled to a drawing vehicle in such a manner that the trailer and the drawing vehicle cannot swivel in a horizontal…