Embrace the change in vehicle insurance

In many countries around the world, third-party car insurance is a legal requirement, but this is not the case in South Africa.
For many motorists, purchasing vehicle insurance is an essential part of owning a car and is usually in place before the car even leaves the showroom floor.

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Studies reveal why you should never place your feet on the dash

Your windscreen is the one part of your car that you use the most, but think the least about. Whether you are driving down the road or parked outside your house, it is your key to the outside world and it’s a very important piece of glass that allows you to see everything that is going on around you.

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Matrix shapes driver behaviour…and now you can too!

Matrix understands that you want to keep your loved ones safe, whether they are travelling in the car with you or out-and-about on their own. Instilling good driver behaviour in inexperienced drivers and experienced drivers alike, will not only affect your insurance premiums, but also the longevity of the vehicle and the engine’s fuel economy. This makes driver behaviour tracking and analysis an important benefit of Matrix’s tracking solution.

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The busiest roads in SA and when to avoid them

A recent report released by Business Tech, revealed a recent analysis conducted by Arrive Alive, showing the busiest roads and highways in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, and the best time of day to avoid them.

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It’s the new law

Transport Minister spokesperson, Ishmael Mnisi, has confirmed when South African motorists can expect to see the Department of Transport’s big proposed road regulations implemented.

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SARS Travel Claims: Ready for 2017?

Whether you’re self-employed, a business owner or a corporate employee, tracking your travel and fuel expenses is crucial for business and tax purposes.  It’s important to keep a record of your trips and start recording your vehicle’s odometer reading for the tax year on 1 March annually, to ensure that you can provide an accurate, detailed and SARS compliant logbook when claiming against a travel allowance for the year of assessment.

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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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