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There are many things in life that make you feel anxious. The safety of your family is usually at the top of that list and, for vehicle owners, the theft of your car is a major concern – but it doesn’t have to be. Between January 2015 and October 2015, there were 1 804 cases of vehicle theft and 1 273 hijacking cases, however you don’t have to...

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2016 - 11:31

South African roads are notoriously dangerous and even more so today, with the proliferation of electronic devices that vie for a driver’s attention. In a recent test conducted by the Automobile Association (AA), several journalists were asked to drive in simulators, while being exposed to a number of distractions. The results were shocking and...

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:32

Buying a new car is a thrill. It is easy to get caught up in the excitement of the moment when you see your dream car and make a rash decision. Or perhaps you are a bargain hunter who gets excited by the idea of a cheap deal. We all shop differently. Knowing what kind of shopper you are, will help you to make good decisions and not jump into a...

Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 16:03

With winter approaching, it’s not only the dark, cold mornings that make commuting harder than in the glorious summer months. There are quite a few dangers associated with driving in the winter, like slippery roads and reduced visibility, but vehicle maintenance is one of the most important factors. Colder temperatures exacerbate existing...

Posted: Monday, April 11, 2016 - 16:35

With online shopping changing the way we purchase goods, it is not uncommon for people to shop for a new car online. It is quite easy to find what you are looking for on the Internet, however, you should be aware of potential pitfalls. Here’s what you need to know before you commit to your new vehicle. 

1.    Investigate...

Posted: Friday, April 8, 2016 - 11:57

“I don’t know how to work this tablet, but my 5-year old can help me!” Does this sound familiar? As parents we are often astounded at how adept the younger generation is with their devices. But don’t be fooled – though they may have a firm grasp of the technology they are using, they are often unaware of the potential threats that the Internet...

Posted: Friday, April 1, 2016 - 14:29

When you think about the words drinking and driving, what comes to mind? We’re guessing that accident, injury, possible loss of life, huge fines, legal fees, and prison time don’t immediately spring to mind. What probably springs to mind are the words “I’m absolutely fine – promise!” or “I’ve driven hundreds of times after a couple of drinks...

Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 13:36

Avoid the six maintenance issues which can cause a breakdown

No-one wants to spend money on car repairs but, let’s be honest, you don’t really want to spend money on maintenance either. Prevention is better than cure, and if you consistently take care of your vehicle, you will save...

Posted: Friday, March 18, 2016 - 13:56

It is a well-known fact that your car’s value depreciates rapidly year by year, and so by the time you trade it in or sell it, it might be worth much less than you had anticipated. There are, however, a few things you can do today to slow down the depreciation and ensure your vehicle...

Posted: Friday, March 11, 2016 - 13:09

For most small and medium-sized enterprises it is a constant struggle to reduce running costs. Many business owners try to reduce expenses by reducing fleet costs and using the cash that then becomes available for business growth, and this is where the difficulty lies.

In order to reduce the costs of running a fleet, one generally needs...

Posted: Monday, March 7, 2016 - 08:25