Hijackings at its highest in ten years

Research has shown that a criminal decides in just seven seconds if you will be their next victim – whether you are walking in the park, driving into your garage or parked at a red traffic light. There are a few pointers that you can apply to prevent a hijacker from taking you by surprise.

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Fatigue at the wheel is equivalent to drunk driving

You have tossed and turned all night and as you watch the sun rise, you crawl out of bed, get dressed, grab a cup of coffee and race out the door. Now this may seem like a normal morning for everyone but getting behind the wheel when you are yawning, could be more dangerous than you think.

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You accidentally put the wrong fuel in your car…now what?

It happens to the best of us. In fact, research revealed that motorists fill up their car with the wrong fuel every two minutes. And let let’s be honest, it’s very easy to do - you’re in a rush, you’re late for work and you just want to fill your tank and be on your way. A momentary lapse in concentration, and it all comes undone - petrol in your diesel engine. Cue 30 minutes of quietly cursing yourself and you wonder how you could have been so unobservant.

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Car park etiquette for this festive season

The festive season is synonymous with being one of the busiest times of the year – hordes of people dashing to do their last-minute shopping and don’t forget, the festive season specials! But along with all this excitement, comes the parking lot races – who can secure a parking spot first. When this happens, it often leads to tempers flaring and a few choice words being flung between motorists.

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Best driving techniques: Torrential downpour and heavy winds

It’s important for the safety of you and your loved ones, to be prepared in situations such as these - you never know when you may encounter a torrential downpour and heavy winds while driving. Know the correct driving techniques to ensure that you and your loved ones arrive safely.

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