Matrix’s top road safety tips for this holiday season

For most people, the festive season is spent with family and friends, taking that much needed break after a long and busy year. However, the reality is that the festive season is also one of the busiest months on the roads resulting in not only a number of road accidents, but it is also the perfect opportunity for criminals to tick of their own wish lists, while people begin to unwind, relax and become less vigilant. This is why it is important to consider all the necessary preventative measures in order to protect your family this holiday season.

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What you need to know about flash floods

Although flash floods are rare, when they occur, they can wreak havoc. Following the latest flash floods in Johannesburg, it’s easy to see how quickly a torrent can occur and the extreme dangers it holds. It’s important to understand what a flash flood is and what to do to keep you and your loved ones safe if you find yourself in a dangerous situation.

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Public Transport is a big focus for Transport Month

Since 2005, South Africa has recognised October as Transport Month. Under the theme, ‘Together we move South Africa forward,’ a series of road safety awareness campaigns are scheduled to run throughout the month.

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Beware of new wireless hack

As cars become more complex and systems reach new levels of innovation such as push-button ignition and keyless entry, thieves will find new and creative ways to over-ride systems and steal cars.

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Matrix joins the charge with the bizhub Highveld Lions

Matrix is pleased to announce that more exciting cricket action is set to continue with the bizhub Highveld Lions this season. This marks the second consecutive year that the Matrix brand will sponsor the team, taking on the role of associate sponsor in conjunction with the team’s naming rights sponsor and media partners accordingly.

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The beauty of geo-fencing

Geo-fence is a feature in a software program that uses the Global Positioning System (GPS) or Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to define geographical boundaries. In other words, a geo-fence can be looked upon as a virtual perimeter that you can draw around any location on a map. If you enter this location, you will be alerted.

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An essential checklist to avoid frustration on South African roads

With the many uncertainties motorists face on South African roads today, it’s important to plan your trips on a daily basis. With Matrix Internet Tracking, you are able view the location of your vehicle on an interactive map, receive traffic and weather updates as well as which routes to avoid.

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Crash Alert

Matrix understands that in the event of an accident, every minute counts, that’s why we have Crash Alert. All MX3 units are fitted with an impact sensor so if your vehicle is involved in an accident, Matrix will immediately receive a signal from the unit.

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The power of Matrix Internet Tracking

With Matrix, you can have peace of mind knowing that you have an industry-leading product that is so much more than just vehicle tracking. Matrix is pioneering the way in personal safety and convenience through technological innovation.

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Your driving can save you from the petrol pump blues

South Africans have to dig even deeper into their pockets to fill up their fuel tanks following the petrol price hike earlier this month. The cost of a litre of fuel has shot up by between 81 cents and 98 cents a litre depending on the type of fuel you use.

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