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We can’t always be there to take care of our children and make sure they are safe. That is why it’s so important that we teach them how to keep themselves safe. Use our fun and easy to understand poster to show them what they need to know...

Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 07:40

The South African sun should not be taken lightly; one must always remember to enjoy the sun, especially in summer, responsibly. As much fun as it is to be outdoors on a toasty afternoon, without the necessary care and protection you can cause serious damage to your skin. The same goes for your car. Without the proper summer car care, you can...

Posted: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 13:40

It might not be an easy task to stay calm while driving, but if you don’t, you’ll a) cause yourself unnecessary stress and unhappiness and b) open yourself up to road rage, which can include anything from yelling at your steering wheel to partaking in a physical altercation. We know how difficult it can be to manage your frustrations when you’...

Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 13:28

The festive holidays are over, which means it’s time for real life to start again. It’s time to drive between work and home, go and see clients, take your kids to school and extra-curricular activities, etc. – bottom line, you’ll be doing a lot more driving. Sometimes we teach ourselves bad driving habits, which...

Posted: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 11:01

Many families are packing up and preparing for their beach or bush holiday, but before they can relax at their destination, they usually have a long journey to make with their kids. Having cranky kids in the car can result in an exceptionally long journey for everyone, which is why you should read these seven tips to keep your kids entertained...

Posted: Monday, December 19, 2016 - 11:52

The festive season should be a time for relaxing and unwinding, but at some point in December you’ll have to face a busy shopping centre, whether it’s to buy groceries or to look for that last-minute gift. To ensure you have an incident-free experience, here are a few holiday shopping safety tips for you and your vehicle, from Altech Netstar...

Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 08:37

Going out of town for the festive season? There’s nothing that spoils a holiday quite like breaking down on the side of the road. So, if you’re travelling long distances during December and January, be sure that your car is thoroughly serviced by a reputable professional. Here is a pre-holiday vehicle checklist that will help you reach your...

Posted: Friday, December 9, 2016 - 13:37

Veld fires can cause enormous damage to the environment and to property, but they also pose a huge threat to human life. Fires impact visibility and there is the risk of smoke inhalation, both of which create potentially dangerous driving conditions. Knowing how to react when you are faced with a veld fire can save your life, and the lives of...

Posted: Monday, November 21, 2016 - 14:07

Single drivers, particularly women, are easier targets for criminals than if you had a passenger in your vehicle. When you drive alone it’s your responsibility to minimise danger and look after yourself. Here are seven tips to help you remain vigilant and safe on the road.

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Posted: Monday, November 14, 2016 - 09:30

When it comes to protecting young children, it’s understandable that parents want to take all the safety precautions they can, especially when the kids are being driven in a vehicle. Don’t you want to ensure your children are protected when the nanny or au pair takes them to and from school or their playgroup?

If your answer is yes, then...

Posted: Friday, November 11, 2016 - 15:02