One of the biggest worries for any parent, child, spouse or family member, is the uncertainty of knowing where your loved one is or if they arrived at their destination safely. The ability of being to see that your son arrived safely on his Matric holiday in his new car, not only provides you with peace of mind, but can also be the difference between life and death. With the number of road fatalities increasing every year, it’s more important to know your family’s whereabouts than ever before.Read more »
The South African Police Service (SAPS) has encouraged motorists to be cautious at all times, especially when travelling at night. As a South African motorist, it’s important to check your rear-view mirror while driving and to be aware of your surroundings at all times. If you are suspicious that someone is following you, there are precautions you can take to make sure that you stay safe.Read more »
Bumper bashing – an expletive for many motorists who have been involved in a collision or seen it happen to someone else. In fact, having someone drive into the back of your car can really leave you feeling distraught, especially when you may be held accountable for causing the accident.Read more »
Earlier this month, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) released the annual road death statistics report and it is cause for great concern’, comments the Automobile Association.Read more »
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.
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
On the back of increases to the general fuel levy and Road Accident Fund (RAF) levy coming in April 2017, Sanral has announced increases for Gauteng e-toll gantries and other national toll roads in South Africa.Read more »
Being involved in a hijacking is a terrible ordeal in which most people become paralysed with fear and anxiety as ruthless criminals attempt to harm you and your loved ones, before taking off with your car.Read more »
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.Read more »