Do you suffer from ‘parkophobia’?

Parallel parking – something many of us get stressed about every now and again, especially when the only parking spot in sight is a tiny parking bay that you somehow need to manoeuvre in and out of. It’s no surprise that in a Ford poll, the fear of parallel parking was ranked right up there with job interviews and meeting the in-laws as life’s most stressful moments.

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New driving regulations on the way!

The Minister of Transport has continued her campaign against irresponsible driving and deaths on South African roads. This time, by announcing the new driving regulations in South Africa. The new regulations are set for 11 May 2017.

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Overtaking trucks the safe way

South Africa has a modern and well developed transport infrastructure. The transport sector has been highlighted by the government as a key contributor to South Africa’s competitiveness in global markets. South Africa’s total road network is approximately 747,000 km, the longest network of roads in any African country. With so many trucks transporting cargo, often weighing between 10 and 60 tons at one time, what rules can we as motorists abide by when it comes to sharing the road with trucks, to ensure the safety of ourselves and our fellow road users?

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What parents need to know in 2017

Time and again we have heard the importance of transporting your children in a car seat. Since the 1st May 2015, the law states that parents who don’t strap their children under the age of three in a car seat will be fined. With so many options out there, how do you know which car seat is the right one for your child? Below are some questions you need to ask the next time you purchase a car seat.

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Kick the year off right – love your car

At the beginning of each new year, there’s certainly no shortage of ideas and articles to get you ready and motivated for getting the most out of the upcoming year. This year, in addition to making new year’s resolutions to a better you, why not make an additional resolution for your car?

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How to overcome those dreaded blind spots

When you sit in the driver’s seat, you can clearly see what’s infront of you and when you use your side mirrors, you can see most of what’s behind; but there are some areas around the car that requires special attention – your blind spots.

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Buying cars safely online

It all sounds easy enough but it’s important to remember that scammers are very sophisticated. Unfortunately, in addition to the many reliable traders out there, there is also a large number of criminals ready to scam an unsuspecting buyer. What appears to be a totally plausible website, can easily turn into a front for criminals. A savvy buyer must always be ready and well informed before purchasing a new car.

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