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Your vehicle checklist

You take your car for regular services and ensure that it’s always clean, but before you set out on a long road journey, be sure to do a final check on your vehicle. These checks are easy and quick, but they can prevent your car from breaking down, let alone save your life and the lives of your passengers.

At Netstar, it’s our mission to keep you and your loved ones safe and sound, which is why we’ve created this easy-to-use guide.

How to weatherproof your car

Never be caught off-guard by the weather again. At Netstar, your car tracking company, we’ve compiled a quick guide on how to ensure that you’re ready for heat, cold, fog or rain. Please note, if the weather is so bad that you need to stop on the side of the road, you must switch your lights off but your hazards on.

Are you practising safe cycling?

Whether you’re a cycling enthusiast practising for the Old Mutual joBerg2c or just enjoy joining your family for a lazy Sunday bike ride, road safety is of the utmost importance; even more so if your children ride around in the complex or to school unsupervised. This is why we’ve created this infographic to assist you in talking to your children about cycling safety.

You can sleep better knowing that your family is protected.

You love your family so it’s only natural that you are concerned when they drive, especially when it’s late at night, over long distance, or your family member is an inexperienced driver. What you want is to be able to keep an eye on them from afar. With Altech Netstar’s Safe and Sound product range, you can sleep better knowing that your family is protected.

Ten tips to lower your car insurance premiums

There are so many payments that you need to make every month and you can only stretch your income so far. And when you can’t take it any further, you do one of two things: you take out a loan or chip into your overdraft, or you cut some of your expenses. Now some cuts are wise, such as not buying lunch at work every day, while others are not, such as cancelling your insurance or tracking device. By cancelling your insurance or tracking device contracts, it can end up costing you a lot more in the long run.

Live your life and worry less

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 be one of these statistics.