Top tips to staying safe when driving through construction sites

Distracted driving, such as sending a text or email, checking social media, talking on the phone, or eating while driving, are not only illegal in many parts of the world, but are also extremely dangerous.
Anything that diverts your attention away from the task of driving significantly increases your risk for being involved in an accident. Combine that with the increased risks of a construction zone and the chances of causing an accident are significantly increased.

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Has the fuel price got you stressed? How to save fuel

Has the recent fuel increase got you stressed? The cost of fuel has risen for the second time in two months – to nearly R16 per litre. Well, there are a few things that you can do make your fuel tank, and your pocket, stretch a bit farther.

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Should you buy that colourful car?

Colour – something we all want in our lives - and when choosing your next car, it’s easy to get carried away with all the aesthetics and ofcourse…the colour. However, choosing the wrong colour car may leave you with buyer’s remorse in the future.

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Ferrari walks away with the International Engine of the Year award

The International Engine of the Year Awards is an annual competition, judged by a fully independent panel of industry experts from around the world. This year, this prestigious event was presented by Engine Technology International magazine and took place in Germany, where the world’s top engines competed for the coveted title of International Engine of the Year 2018.

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Another fuel upset for SA motorists

Trends are showing that another massive fuel price hike is likely at the end of May. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.

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Six driving habits that are costing you money

You may be smart with your money but are you smart with your driving? The way you act when you’re behind the wheel and your driving behaviour can actually cost you money. Go easy on your wallet by avoiding the following bad habits.

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A quick and easy guide to check your car’s fluid levels

There are many types of vehicle fluids that we as motorists, need to keep an eye on, to ensure that our car remains in tip top shape. If we don’t pay attention to the warning signs, a vehicle’s engine, and other vehicle parts, could sustain serious damage – leaving you with a very hefty bill.

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Winter is around the corner – is your car ready?

Winter is just around the corner and thankfully, South Africa boasts a warmer climate compared too many other countries. In the same way that we need to prepare for winter – swopping summer clothes for winter clothes, stocking up on warm woolly socks and delicious soup- so too do we need to care for our cars. Matrix has listed 4 tips that will ensure that your car is kept in tip-top condition during the next few winter months.

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