Hawks arrest private investigator for trying to bribe prosecutor to have a theft of motor vehicle case squashed

A private investigator, 34-year-old Lentheng Fortune Letshele, appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrates’ Court yesterday, Monday 17 February 2014, on charges of bribery. The man, who is also working as a security manager at a reputable company in Johannesburg, was arrested by the Pretoria Anti-Corruption Unit of the Hawks on Friday, 14 February 2014, in Kempton Park. He…

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What is the legal colour/s of front park lights on light motor vehicles in South Africa?

Question: What is the legal colour/s of front park lights on light motor vehicles in South Africa? Answer: Reg 181 applies. See subreg (1)(a) for front lamps. Colour of lights Reg 181.               (1)          Subject to the provisions of regulation 170(1), 171(1), 172, 175 or 176, no person shall operate on a public road a motor…

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Dramatic final stage sees Reid, Davids secure overall Tankwa Trek Mountain Bike Win

South African Erik Kleinhans and his Czech teammate, Frantisek Rabon (RE:CM Specialized) won the final stage of the three-day DUTOIT Tankwa Trek mountain bike stage race on Sunday, but it was the young South African pair of James Reid and Brendon Davids (Trek Racing) that claimed an impressive overall victory on a dramatic final day.…

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Attempt on Land Rover Convoy World Record at Landy Festival in May

The South African Land Rover community will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the biggest convoy of Land Rover drivers at this years’ annual Landy Festival. The Landy Festival takes place on the 10th and 11th May (Saturday and Sunday) at the Soetdoring Vakansieplaas game farm in Vereeniging, different from the previous two…

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Buying a new vehicle? Here are 8 ways to attract a lower insurance premium

Whether you are considering buying a new or used vehicle, a great deal of thought and research precedes the final decision. This will come as no surprise as there are many costs associated with owning a vehicle. These include monthly instalments, maintenance, fuel and insurance. One way to reduce your monthly costs is to choose…

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Videos reveal why we should avoid crossing flooded roads and bridges!

Recent heavy rains in Gauteng have flooded many roads. In the social media we have shared many of these pics and I remember one of those capturing a vehicle in the middle of such a river with a big red “L” in the back window! We have shared from the side of the Arrive Alive…

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Is your car hire cover good enough

Your hired car provision may not be comprehensive enough to meet your needs. Alexander Forbes Insurance believes that you should plan ahead and investigate the possibility of extending your replacement car hire cover on your motor policy. Gari Dombo, MD of Alexander Forbes Insurance, suggests extending your car hire from thirty days to sixty days…

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The all-new Toyota Corolla. A car with top class safety features to be proud of!

Introduction Assertive, fresh design with the focus on practicality Sophisticated interior décor and packaging Driving performance Sharper Dynamics Top-class safety Pricing, warranty and service plan   Introduction Did you know that every single minute of every single day, two brand new Corollas drive out of a Toyota factory somewhere in the world? Meaning a ‘group…

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