Keeping both your hands on the steering wheel will reduce road crashes

Driver safety is a topic that has been discussed and improved on over many years, but the statistics show that one of the biggest causes of road accidents is driver distraction, either by a passenger or by an electronic device. The future can foresee safety devices which cut off your phone calls, silence the radio…

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Ford Confirms All-New Ford Focus RS; More Than 12 Vehicles Coming from New Global Team

Ford is launching an all-new Focus RS – the ultimate performance version of the world’s best-selling global nameplate Focus RS will be made available globally for first time Ford bringing more global performance vehicles to customers worldwide; more than 12 new performance vehicles through 2020 – including Focus RS – to be available globally Ford…

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Check your tyres before long journeys this festive season

    Traffic volumes on the busiest national roads increase to over 2000 vehicles per hour1 during the festive season when many people travel long distances to visit family or enjoy a summer holiday away from home. The South African Tyre Manufacturers’ Conference (SATMC) urges all motorists to check their tyres and ensure their vehicles…

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How to stay safe in the rain: Top tips for wet weather driving

While insurance helps sort out the aftermath, when it comes to car accidents, prevention is always far better than cure. When it rains, the chances of an accident increase owing to decreased visibility and slippery roads – and with most accidents caused by driver behaviour, how you drive has a direct influence on your safety…

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How will new legislation address the issue of parking license disks for the disabled?

Question: My sister has contacted the local municipality responsible for issuing Disabled License Discs.This is a renewal not a new application, she was told that they would have to print the registration of her vehicle on the disc, and they are not allowed to issue more than one disc per person for any other vehicles.…

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Opel bags Euro NCAP Advanced reward

New Opel safety technology debuts in new ADAM in South Africa 05 DECEMBER 2014 – Opel has been awarded a Euro NCAP Advanced reward for forward-thinking vehicle technology. The award is only bestowed upon carmakers who make new safety technologies available which demonstrate a scientifically-proven benefit for consumers and society. “The Reward is an extremely…

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Four suspects arrested for attempted murder, armed robbery, hijacking and possession of unlicensed firearms

Earlier today, Tuesday 4 November 2014, Gauteng Police have arrested three suspects for Armed Robbery, Hijacking and the Illegal Possession of Firearms and Ammunition. The suspects are all between the ages of 25 and 30 years old and will appear in the Tembisa Magistrates’ Court soon. It is alleged that two police officers were approached…

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