Police warn motorists not to give lifts to hitch hikers

Police in the North West province warn motorists to exercise caution and be alert to avoid at all costs giving lifts to hitch-hikers irrespective whether they are males or females as some of them victimising the same motorists who offered them lifts by robbing them their vehicles or goods. Police also appeal to people who…

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Results revealed on New research on taxi-drivers in South Africa

Taxi-drivers covering long distances between Cape Town and the Eastern Cape do not adhere to the speed limit. They are often ignorant of the 100km/h speed limit for taxis and drive faster if they are not the owners of the vehicle. However, taxis contribute proportionally little to road fatalities. These are some of the findings…

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Theft out of Motor vehicles: Two males aged 16 and 19 arrested in Kimberley

The Police in Kimberley are investigating a case of theft out of motor vehicle after arresting two males aged 16 and 19 in Kimberley. On Wednesday, 18 December 2013 at approximately 08:30 the Kimberley Visible Policing unit were busy with routine patrols in Utility, Kimberley. They spotted the two suspicious looking suspects in a nearby…

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Justice Project says a court needs to provide clarity on eToll legislation blunder

Further to our media release of yesterday, Justice Project South Africa has noted that, despite our attorneys not having received a formal written response to our letter, from the Department of Transport by close of business yesterday, the Department chose to address the concerns raised by a putting out media release (attached) at 19:11 last…

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Marathon Effort Sees Toyota Imperial Hilux Pickups Ready for Shipment to Dakar Rally in South America

Toyota Motorsport South Africa has won the first 2014 Dakar Rally battle by meeting the SAA Cargo deadline on Friday for delivery of the two Toyota Imperial Hilux double cab pickups that will contest the 9 500-kilometre 14-day marathon race in South America in January. The precious cargo, together with six tons of spare parts…

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If you are guilty of a traffic offence – Stop the excuses and Pay the Penalty!!

Question: I a Maintenance Investigator at Brakpan Magistrate Court and on the 25/11/2013 i was attending to one of my cases in Pretoria CBD. I was using a state vehicle and i parked it on bus parking terminal as there was no parking available around, i left my identity card on the deshboard to show…

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Alexander Forbes Insurance warns South Africans to be aware of car jamming

Following a series of car jamming incidents Alexander Forbes Insurance (AFI) cautions South Africans to be alert of this emergent crime. Car jamming occurs when criminals block a car’s remote by using an appliance that operates on the same frequency. “It is official, the signal from an electronic gate controller could interfere with your remote…

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